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mirror ball

Syllabification: mir·ror ball
(also mirrorball)

Definition of mirror ball in English:

noun

A revolving ball covered with small mirrored facets, used to provide lighting effects at discos or dances.
Example sentences
  • The Factory never looked as good, with swirling images projected onto one bare wall and a mirrorball spreading spots of light around the rest of them.
  • It was like something out of the opening scene of Honey - trashy R&B playing and people dancing on the sunken dancefloor beneath the largest mirrorball in Melbourne.
  • God, who was that awful singer who did the cheesy disco song where the video had a gold mirrorball?

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