mir·ror /ˈmɪrɚ/ 名詞
1. A looking-glass or a speculum; any glass or polished substance that forms images by the reflection of rays of light.
And in her hand she held a mirror bright,
Wherein her face she often viewèd fair. --Spenser.
2. That which gives a true representation, or in which a true image may be seen; hence, a pattern; an exemplar.
She is mirour of all courtesy. --Chaucer.
O goddess, heavenly bright,
Mirror of grace and majesty divine. --Spenser.
3. Zool. See Speculum.
Mirror carp Zool., a domesticated variety of the carp, having only three or fur rows of very large scales side.
Mirror plate. (a) A flat glass mirror without a frame. (b) Flat glass used for making mirrors.
Mirror writing, a manner or form of backward writing, making manuscript resembling in slant and order of letters the reflection of ordinary writing in a mirror. The substitution of this manner of writing for the common manner is a symptom of some kinds of nervous disease.
Mir·ror v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mirrored p. pr. & vb. n. Mirroring.]
1. To reflect, as in a mirror.
n 1: polished surface that forms images by reflecting light
2: a faithful depiction or reflection; "the best mirror is an
v 1: reflect as if in a mirror; "The smallest pond at night
mirrors the firmament above"
2: reflect or resemble; "The plane crash in Milan mirrored the
attack in the World Trade Center"