What does the word reflection mean?

Usage examples for reflection

  1. Ralph had given her food of another kind- food for reflection. – The Squire's Daughter by Silas K(itto) Hocking
  2. After a minute's reflection, he asked Madame if he could see my father. – In a Glass Darkly, v. 3/3 by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  3. There was no time for reflection. – The Panchronicon by Harold Steele Mackaye