Definition of mirror image in English:

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mirror image

Pronunciation: /ˌmirər ˈimij/

noun

1An image or object that is identical in form to another, but with the structure reversed, as in a mirror.
Example sentences
  • It always appalls me that the photo image, not the mirror image, may be what other people are really seeing.
  • As can be seen, it is the mirror image and reverse of the first matrix.
  • It is not a mirror image of Sadeler's engraving.
1.1A person or thing that closely resembles another: the city was the mirror image of Algiers
More example sentences
  • Clearly, Constantinople with its multicultural population and foreign colonies is the model for this cultural interface, but it had its mirror images in almost every city.
  • The lives of the children are shaped on the lives of the parents, they present a mirror image, let your image be a good one.
  • Such cases usually do not have any malfunction and are only a mirror image of the usual structural condition.

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Syllabification: mir·ror im·age

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