Reflective vs Shininess - What's the difference?

reflective | shininess |


As a adjective reflective

is something which reflects, or redirects back to the source.

As a noun shininess is

the visual property of something shining with reflective light; shine.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

reflective

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Something which reflects, or redirects back to the source.
  • Mirrors are reflective .
  • Thinking back on the past.
  • He always becomes reflective in preparation for the new year.
  • (computing, programming) Involving reflection.
  • Derived terms

    * unreflective

    Coordinate terms

    * refractive

    shininess

    English

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • the visual property of something shining with reflective light; shine
  • (computing) the coefficient of specular reflectivity associated with the surface of an object being displayed