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1mirror

noun mir·ror \ˈmir-ər, mi-rər\

: a piece of glass that reflects images

: something that shows what another thing is like in a very clear and accurate way

Full Definition of MIRROR

1
:  a polished or smooth surface (as of glass) that forms images by reflection
2
a :  something that gives a true representation
b :  an exemplary model
mir·rored \-(r)ə(r)d\ adjective
mir·ror·like \-ˌlīk\ adjective
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Examples of MIRROR

  1. <breaking a mirror is supposed to bring seven years of bad luck>

Origin of MIRROR

Middle English mirour, from Anglo-French mirur, from mirer to look at, from Latin mirari to wonder at
First Known Use: 13th century

Rhymes with MIRROR

2mirror

verb

: to be very similar to (something) : to show (something) in a very clear and accurate way

: to show the image of (something) on a surface

Full Definition of MIRROR

transitive verb
1
:  to reflect in or as if in a mirror
2
:  resemble

Examples of MIRROR

  1. The building was mirrored in the lake.
  2. <the still waters of the pond mirroring the cloudless sky above>

First Known Use of MIRROR

1593
MIRROR Defined for Kids

1mirror

noun mir·ror \ˈmir-ər\

Definition of MIRROR for Kids

1
:  a piece of glass that reflects images
2
:  something that gives a true likeness or description <The painting is a mirror of medieval life.>

2mirror

verb
mir·roredmir·ror·ing

Definition of MIRROR for Kids

:  to reflect in or as if in a mirror <“Why is the sea such a color?” he asked. “Sea mirrors sky,” his father replied. — Pearl S. Buck, The Big Wave>
Medical Dictionary

mirror

noun mir·ror \ˈmir-ər\

Medical Definition of MIRROR

:  a polished or smooth surface (as of glass) that forms images by reflection

Illustration of MIRROR

July 29, 2015
indomitable Hear it
incapable of being subdued or conquered
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