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The time spent repeatedly observing one's image reflected from the inside bottom of a whiskey glass as one empties the contents. i.e., becoming intoxicated by imbibing a great deal of spirituous liquor.
Ben Franklin's decision to fly a kite in a thunderstorm, thus 'discovering' electricity likely followed an extended period of reflection.

After last night's period of reflection, I found myself returning to consciousness in the middle of Central Park, naked. Which is odd, as I started out last night in Pittsburgh.
by TheBear! June 25, 2015
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