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mirror

mir·ror

mirror

 
 
pronunciation:
mi rr
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a smooth surface that reflects an image of whatever is in front of it. A mirror is usually made of glass with a coat of shiny metal on the back.
Many bathrooms have a mirror above the sink.
 
synonyms:
reflector
similar words:
looking glass
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: mirrored, mirroring, mirrors
definition: to reflect or show in or as if in a mirror.
The surface of the pond mirrored the trees.
synonyms:
reflect
similar words:
echo
derivation: mirrorlike (adj.)
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Mirror comes from a Latin word that means "to look at or admire."
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