reflected in

reflected in (something)

1. Literally, shown as a duplicate image on a reflective surface. 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 hours you worked will be reflected in your paycheck this month.
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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.
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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.