Mirror

A mirror is an object that reflects light in a way that preserves much of its original quality subsequent to its contact with the mirror. Some mirrors also filter out some wavelengths, while preserving other wavelengths in the reflection. This is different from other light-reflecting objects that do not preserve much of the original wave signal ot...
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Mirror

• (n.) A looking-glass or a speculum; any glass or polished substance that forms images by the reflection of rays of light. • (n.) See Speculum. • (v. t.) To reflect, as in a mirror. • (n.) That which gives a true representation, or in which a true image may be seen; hence, a pattern; an exemplar.
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(from the article `education`) Between the 5th and 8th centuries the principles of education of the laity likewise evolved. The treatises on education, later called the `mirrors,` ... The clergy who dominated society thought it necessary to give laymen some directives about life comparable to those offered in monastic rules an...
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Mirror

(from the article `Eudoxus of Cnidus`) In two works, Phaenomena and Mirror, Eudoxus described constellations schematically, the phases of fixed stars (the dates when they are visible), and ...
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mirror

(from the article `industrial glass`) ...be examined visually or with a (generally) low-power stereo microscope. Starting from its point of origin, the fracture front travels slowly, ...
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mirror

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 viewed 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 al...
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mirror

noun polished surface that forms images by reflecting light
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Mirror

(Grand Cru Alsace) One of the classified Grand Cru positions in the Alsace (Haut-Rhin) within the appellation Alsace Grand Cru, It was already mentioned in documents in 1504. The vineyards cover 18 hectares of vineyards in 260 to 315 meters above sea level on stony sandstone marl ground in the two communities Bergholtz and Guebwiller. They a...
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Mirror

[dinghy] The Mirror is a very popular sailing dinghy, with more than 70,000 built. The Mirror was named after the Daily Mirror, a UK newspaper with a largely working class distribution. The Mirror was from the start promoted as an affordable boat, and as a design it has done a great deal to make dinghy sailing accessible to a wide audience....
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Mirror

[Pakistani magazine] The Mirror of the Month, better known as the Mirror, was a popular Pakistani social magazine which ran from 1951 to 1972. Its editor, founder and publisher was Zaib-un-Nissa Hamidullah (or, as she was known then, Zeb-un-Nissa Hamidullah). As editor of the Mirror, Begum Hamidullah became the first woman editor in Pakista...
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Mirror

[programming] In Computer programming, a Mirror is a Reflection mechanism that is completely decoupled from the object whose structure is being introspected. This is as opposed to traditional reflection, for example in Java, where one introspects an object using methods from the object itself (e.g. getClass). Mirrors adhere to the qualities...
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Mirror

[Transformers] Mirror is the combined form of the Mini-Cons Rook and Crosswise, the partners of the enigmatic Sideways. Little is known about this tiny combiner`s personality or abilities, as he is generally seen only as a passenger for the treacherous bulk`s vehicle mode, generally separating when his master transforms so that one of his h...
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Mirror

Mir'ror noun [ Middle English mirour , French miroir , Old French also mireor , from (assumed) Late Latin miratorium , from mirare to look at, Latin mirari to wonder. See Marvel , and confer Miracle , Mirador .] 1. A looking-gl...
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Mirror

Mir'ror transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Mirrored ; present participle & verbal noun Mirroring .] To reflect, as in a mirror.
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Mirror

A mirror is a smooth surface capable of regularly reflecting a great proportion of the rays of light that fall upon it. The mirrors used by the ancients, and more especially by the Etruscans, were made of thin polished bronze, either set in a case or fitted with a handle. Small metal mirrors were also used by the Greeks and Romans, and specimens br...
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Mirror

A number of bronze mirrors have been found across Britain all decorated on the backs.
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mirror

A smooth reflecting surface in which sharp images can be formed. Undistorted but laterally (side-to-side) reversed virtual images can be seen in flat (plane) mirrors. (Such images are 'virtual' and not 'real' because no light actually passes through the apparent position of the image.) Concave sph...
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Mirror

An exact replica of a main site provided to users to improve accessibility.
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mirror

any polished surface that diverts a ray of light according to the law of reflection.[29 related articles]
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mirror

Any polished surface that reflects light; often made from `silvered` glass (in practice, a mercury-alloy coating of glass). A plane (flat) mirror produces a same-size, erect `virtual` image located behind the mirror at the same distance from it as the object is in fron...
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Mirror

Generally speaking, 'to mirror' is to maintain an exact copy of something. The most common use of the term on the Internet refers to 'mirror sites' which are Web FTP sites that maintain exact copies of material originated at another location, usually in order to provide more widespread access to the resource. Another common use of the term 'mirror'...
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Mirror

Generally speaking, 'to mirror' is to maintain an exact copy of something. Probably the most common use of the term on the Internet refers to 'mirror sites' which are web sites, or FTP sites that maintain copies of material originated at another location, usually in order to provide more widespread access to the resource. For example, one site migh...
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mirror

Highly reflective surface or field of a coin; usually mirror field with frosted relief.
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Mirror

In computing. this means to make an identical copy something. Usually, web sites use this to provide
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