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Standard Definition

[n] polished surface that forms images by reflecting light
[n] a faithful depiction or reflection; "the best mirror is an old friend"
[v] reflect as if in a mirror; "The smallest pond at night mirrors the firmament above"

Misc. Definitions

\Mir"ror\, n. [OE. mirour, F. miroir, OF. also mireor, fr. (assumed) LL. miratorium, fr. mirare to look at, L. mirari to wonder. See {Marvel}, and cf. {Miracle}, {Mirador}.]
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 view[`e]d 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. (Zo["o]l.) See {Speculum}. {Mirror carp} (Zo["o]l.), 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}.] To reflect, as in a mirror.

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