an image of an object, plan, person, etc., as it would appear if viewed in a mirror, with right and left reversed.
an object having a spatial arrangement that corresponds to that of another object except that the right-to-left sense on one object corresponds to the left-to-right sense on the other.
an image as observed in a mirror
an object that corresponds to another object in the same way as it would correspond to its image in a mirror
- Mirror-image cell
mirror-image cell mir·ror-im·age cell (mĭr’ər-ĭm’ĭj) n.
[mir-er] /ˈmɪr ər/ noun 1. a reflecting surface, originally of polished metal but now usually of glass with a silvery, metallic, or amalgam backing. 2. such a surface set into a frame, attached to a handle, etc., for use in viewing oneself or as an ornament. 3. any reflecting surface, as the surface of calm […]
noun 1. a shrub, Coprosma repens, of the madder family, native to New Zealand and cultivated in warm regions, having glossy, often variegated leaves.
- Mirror lens
noun 1. (photog) a lens of long focal length in which some of the lens elements are replaced by mirrors in order to shorten its overall length and reduce its weight