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Etymology

Middle English mirour, from Old French mireor, from mirer, to look at, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] mīror, "wonder at", from mīrus, "wonderful".

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Noun

Singular
mirror

Plural
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mirror ({{{1}}})
  1. A smooth surface, usually made of glass with reflective material painted on the underside, that reflects light so as to give an image of what is in front of it.
  2. (figuratively) an object, person, or event that reflects or gives a picture of another.
  3. (computing) An exact copy of a data set, especially a website.

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Verb

Infinitive
to mirror

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to mirror (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) Of an event, activity, behaviour, etc, to be identical to, to be a copy of.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To create a mirror of (a web site, etc.).

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