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whakaata

1. (verb) (-hia,-ngia,-ria,-tia) to exhibit, display, reflect, simulate, act, pretend.

Kei te whakaata mai a Puanga-rua i roto i te Kāhui o Tautoru mō te marangai kei a Haki-haratua, arā, kei a Mei (TTT 1/3/1930:2007). / Rigel appearing in the constellation of Orion's Belt indicates rain in the lunar month of Haki-haratua, that is, May.

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2. (modifier) reflecting.

Ko ētahi anō wāhi o te kūrae nei e nui ana te kōrero, pūrākau, pēnei i te kōrero mō Te Wai Whakaata a Tūtāmure, te hōpua whakaata i kite ai a Tūtāmure i tōna ake āhua (Te Ara 2013). / Other parts of this headland are rich in local history and legend, such as the pool known as Te Wai Whakaata a Tūtāmure, the reflecting pool where Tūtāmure looked at his appearance.

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3. (noun) reflection, mirror, pointing.

Kua titiro au ki taku whakaata, arā ko te āpiha nei, e whai mai ana i a au, me te tangi haere mai o tona pūtātara hiko (HP 1991:271). / I looked in my mirror and there was this officer pursuing me with his siren going.

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4. (noun) mirroring.

Ko te whakaata, arā, he ōrite, he ngātahi ngā nekeneke a ētahi kaikanikani tokorua, mata ki te mata, ko tētahi te whakaatanga o tētahi (RMR 2017). / Mirroring is when the movements of pairs of dancers are simultaneous face to face where one is the mirror image of the other.

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whakaata ū

1. (noun) mammogram.

Whakaata Māori

1. (noun) Māori Television.

kōnae whakaata

1. (noun) video file (computer).

papa whakaata

1. (noun) projector screen, film screen.

Whakaaturia te whakaahua ki te papa whakaata. / Show the image on a projector screen.

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hihi whakaata

1. (noun) reflected ray.

Ko te hihi aho ka whakaatangia, ka kīia ko te hihi whakaata (RP 2009:440). / A ray of light that is reflected is called a reflected ray.

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pouaka whakaata

1. (noun) television, TV.

(Te Pihinga Textbook (Ed. 2): 92-93;)

Ka noho pōwhiwhiwhiwhi katoa ngā taura hiko i muri i te pouaka whakaata (PK 2008:686). / The electric cords behind the television were all tangled up.

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rīpene whakaata

1. (loan) (noun) videotape, video cassette.

Ko ētahi mahi pārekareka rawa atu ki te taupori o Aotearoa ko te mātaki pouaka whakaata, rīpene whakaata, kōpae whakaata rānei (Te Ara 2013). / Watching television, videos or DVDs is one of the most popular activities with New Zealanders.

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whakaata roto

1. (noun) X-ray.

whakaata koropuku

1. (noun) convex mirror.

whātata whakaata

1. (noun) reflecting telescope.

mīhini whakaata

1. (loan) (noun) video player.

hangarite whakaata

1. (noun) line symmetry, reflective symmetry.

E whā ngā rārangi hangarite whakaata o te tapawhā rite (TRP 2010:107). / There are four lines of reflective symmetry of a square.

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rārangi whakaata

1. (noun) mirror line.

Ko te whakaata tētahi o ngā panoni matua. Ka huripokina te mātāoroko i te rārangi whakaata. He ōrite te āhua me te rahi o te mātāoroko me te mātātuhi, engari he rerekē te wāhi noho me te ahunga (TRP 2010:320). / Reflection is one of the main transformations. The object is flipped in a mirror line. The object and the image have the same shape and size, but a different position and orientation (TRP 2010:320).

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whakaata nekehanga

1. (noun) glide reflection.

He momo panoni te whakaata nekehanga. Ko te whakaata me te neke i tētahi āhua. He whakarara te ahu o te neke ki te rārangi whakaata (TRP 2010:321). / Glide reflection is a type of transformation. An object is reflected and translated. The direction of the translation is parallel with the mirror line.

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whakaata kōpapa

1. (noun) cancave mirror.

whakaari pouaka whakaata

1. (noun) television drama.

Tumu Whakaata Taonga, Te

1. New Zealand Film Commission.

tukua mai te kōnae whakaata

1. download video file.

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