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Mirror

Mir´ror
n.1.
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 viewèd 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 all courtesy.
- Chaucer.
3.(Zool.) See Speculum.
Mirror carp
(Zool.) a domesticated variety of the carp, having only three or fur rows of very large scales side.
Mirror plate
a - A flat glass mirror without a frame
b - Flat glass used for making mirrors.
Mirror writing
a manner or form of backward writing, making manuscript resembling in slant and order of letters the reflection of ordinary writing in a mirror. The substitution of this manner of writing for the common manner is a symptom of some kinds of nervous disease.
v. t.1.To reflect, as in a mirror.
[imp. & p. p. Mirrored ; p. pr. & vb. n. Mirroring.]
2.To copy or duplicate; to mimic or imitate; as, the files at Project Gutenberg were mirrored on several other ftp sites around the world.
3.To have a close resemblance to; as, his opinions often mirrored those of his wife.
Noun1.Mirrormirror - polished surface that forms images by reflecting light
2.mirror - a faithful depiction or reflection; "the best mirror is an old friend"
Verb1.mirror - reflect as if in a mirror; "The smallest pond at night mirrors the firmament above"
2.mirror - reflect or resemble; "The plane crash in Milan mirrored the attack in the World Trade Center"
1.(hardware, storage)mirror - Writing duplicate data to more than one device (usually two hard disks), in order to protect against loss of data in the event of device failure. This technique may be implemented in either hardware (sharing a disk controller and cables) or in software. It is a common feature of RAID systems.

Several operating systems support software disk mirroring or disk-duplexing, e.g. Novell NetWare.

See also Redundant Array of Independent Disks.

Interestingly, when this technique is used with magnetic tape storage systems, it is usually called "twinning".

A less expensive alternative, which only limits the amount of data loss, is to make regular backups from a single disk to magnetic tape.
2.(networking)mirror - An archive site or web site which keeps a copy of some or all files at another site so as to make them more quickly available to local users and to reduce the load on the source site. Such mirroring is usually done for specific whole directories or files on a specific remote server as opposed to a cache or proxy server which keeps copies of everything that is requested via it.

For example, src.doc.ic.ac.uk is the main UK mirror for the GNU archive at gnu.org. There are also several mirrors of this dictionary.
To see your own reflection in the mirror, suggests that you are pondering thoughts about your inner self. The reflection in the mirror is how you perceive yourself or how you want others to see you. You may be contemplating on strengthening and changing aacme, act like, adumbrate, affect, antetype, antitype, ape, apotheosis, appear like, approach, approximate, archetype, assume, be like, be redolent of, bear resemblance, beau ideal, best type, biotype, body forth, borrow, bring to mind, call to mind, call up, cheval glass, chorus, classic, classic example, come close, come near, compare with, concave mirror, convex mirror, copy, correspond, counterfeit, crib, criterion, cynosure, demonstrate, depict, distorting mirror, ditto, do, do like, echo, ego ideal, emblematize, embody, epitome, epitomize, evoke, example, exemplar, exemplify, fake, favor, figure, follow, foreshadow, forge, fugleman, fugler, genotype, go like, good example, hand mirror, hero, hoke, hoke up, ideal, illustrate, image, imitate, imitatee, impersonate, incarnate, lead, look like, looking glass, make like, man of men, masterpiece, masterwork, match, mimic, mirror image, model, near, nearly reproduce, nonpareil, not tell apart, original, paradigm, paragon, parallel, partake of, pattern, pattern of perfection, personate, personify, picture, pier glass, plagiarize, precedent, prefigure, pretypify, project, prototype, quintessence, realize, rear-view mirror, reecho, reflect, reflection, remind one of, repeat, replication, represent, representation, representative, reproduce, reproduction, resemble, rule, savor of, seeing glass, seem like, send back, shadow, shadow forth, shaving mirror, shining example, simulate, smack of, sound like, speculum, stack up with, standard, suggest, symbolize, take after, type, type species, type specimen, typify, urtext, very model, window mirror
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