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mirror image

Translation of mirror image in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 [Mathematics/Matemáticas] [Optics/Óptica] imagen (feminine) especular
    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.
    1.2 (direct opposite) reflejo (masculine)
    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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