mirror image noun
: something that looks like something else but with its left and right sides reversed
: someone who looks like someone else
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
Examples of MIRROR IMAGE
- The left side of the building is a mirror image of the right.
- <looking at the idealistic intern, the elderly physician could not help but see the mirror image of himself 40 years earlier>
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Related to MIRROR IMAGE
- alter ego, carbon, carbon copy, clone, counterpart, doppelgänger (or doppelganger), double, duplicate, duplication, facsimile, fetch, likeness, look-alike, match, image, picture, replica, ringer, spit, spitting image, twin
mirror image noun (Medical Dictionary)
: 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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