mirror image

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  1. an image of an object, plan, person, etc., as it would appear if viewed in a mirror, with right and left reversed.

  2. 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.

Origin of mirror image

First recorded in 1880–85

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British Dictionary definitions for mirror image

mirror image

  1. an image as observed in a mirror

  2. an object that corresponds to another object in the same way as it would correspond to its image in a mirror

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