mirror image

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mirror image

noun

: something that looks like something else but with its left and right sides reversed

: someone who looks like someone else

Full Definition of MIRROR IMAGE

1
a :  something that has its parts reversely arranged in comparison with another similar thing or that is reversed with reference to an intervening axis or plane
b :  the direct opposite
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:  image 3

Examples of MIRROR IMAGE

  1. The left side of the building is a mirror image of the right.
  2. <looking at the idealistic intern, the elderly physician could not help but see the mirror image of himself 40 years earlier>

First Known Use of MIRROR IMAGE

1885

mirror image

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MIRROR IMAGE

: something that has its parts reversely arranged in comparison with another similar thing or that is reversed with reference to an intervening axis or plane

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