reflected in

reflected in (something)

1. Literally, shown as a duplicate image in something. The mountain was perfectly reflected in the crystal-clear lake. The entire street was reflected in the office building's mirror-like windows.
2. Displayed by or shown in the results or outcome of something. I hope all our hard work is reflected in good sales of the new product. The extra days you took off work will be reflected in your pay check this month.
See also: reflect

reflected in something

1. Lit. [of something] mirrored in something, such as a mirror, water, ice, etc. His image was reflected in the mirror, giving him a good view of his sunburn. When the hermit's image was reflected in the pool, he was amazed.
2. Fig. [of something] shown in a result. The extra charges will be reflected in next month's bill. I do not understand all the charges that are reflected in my statement.
See also: reflect
References in classic literature ?
It is a mirror which no stone can crack, whose quicksilver will never wear off, whose gilding Nature continually repairs; no storms, no dust, can dim its surface ever fresh; -- a mirror in which all impurity presented to it sinks, swept and dusted by the sun's hazy brush -- this the light dust-cloth -- which retains no breath that is breathed on it, but sends its own to float as clouds high above its surface, and be reflected in its bosom still.
she cried; for she could see all her pretty face and fluffy, rainbow-tinted gown reflected in the pool, as natural as life.
It is not enough for me to know what I have in me- everyone must know it: Pierre, and that young girl who wanted to fly away into the sky, everyone must know me, so that my life may not be lived for myself alone while others live so apart from it, but so that it may be reflected in them all, and they and I may live in harmony
As he crossed, he looked down and saw his own shadow reflected in the water beneath.
What was his surprise to see reflected in the mirror, not his own face, but that of a young girl as lovely as the morning
As usual, he was engaged in looking at the girl, when suddenly he thought he saw a second mirror reflected in the first, exactly like his own, and with the same power.
The child turned her eyes to the point indicated, and there lay the scarlet letter so close upon the margin of the stream that the gold embroidery was reflected in it.
murmured the young man, eagerly comparing the likeness of Louis with his own countenance reflected in the glass.
4 million for the first quarter last year, because of higher interest and debt extinguishment expenses that are reflected in the $5.
Since these formulas link the operating data to the resource-utilization information and income statement, any changes in sales volumes will be appropriately reflected in the income statement and resource utilization figures.
Her computer science background was reflected in her narrative, strung like ones and zeros in a programmed sequence.
Certiorari was granted because of the split in the circuit courts that is reflected in the cases contained in endnote 2.
Apart from the important financial income contribution, the rating action reflects INS' conservative high credit quality investment portfolio, consisting mainly of sovereign securities and limited exposures in fixed assets, as it is reflected in a high current liquid assets to current liabilities and technical reserves ratio (1.
Standard & Poor's expects the Australian operations to continue to be prudently managed, as reflected in the solid provision policy, conservative investment portfolio, good capitalization, and high level of reinsurance ceded.
CSR's investment in its market leadership is also reflected in a further rise in headcount from 810 at the end of Q2 2006, to 904 at the end of Q3 2006.