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1. A surface capable of reflecting sufficient undiffused light to form an image of an object placed in front of it. Also called looking glass.
2. Something that faithfully reflects or gives a true picture of something else.
3. Something worthy of imitation.
tr.v. mir·rored, mir·ror·ing, mir·rors
To reflect in or as if in a mirror: "The city mirrors many of the greatest moments of Western culture" (Olivier Bernier).

[Middle English mirour, from Old French mireor, from mirer, to look at, from Latin mīrārī, to wonder at, from mīrus, wonderful; see smei- in Indo-European roots.]
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1. reflected, as in a mirror
2. having a mirror or mirror-like surface attached
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Adj.1.mirrored - like or characteristic of a mirror image
reflected - (especially of incident sound or light) bent or sent back; "reflected light"; "reflected heat"; "reflected glory"
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References in classic literature ?
So when Langwidere sat in her easy chair and played soft melodies upon her mandolin, her form was mirrored hundreds of times, in walls and ceiling and floor, and whichever way the lady turned her head she could see and admire her own features.
These heads were kept in what she called her "cabinet," which was a beautiful dressing-room that lay just between Langwidere's sleeping-chamber and the mirrored sitting-room.
With this light luggage he crawled down the little Norfolk rivers, intending to reach the Broads at last, but meanwhile delighting in the overhanging gardens and meadows, the mirrored mansions or villages, lingering to fish in the pools and corners, and in some sense hugging the shore.
The versatile designs of our carefully selected products will sit comfortably in a modern or traditional setting, making mirrored furniture a lovely addition to any home.
Bevelled Mirrors, from PS18 each, RE for the home (re-foundobjects.com) These classically shaped frameless mirrors will enhance any space, and could even be used as a mirrored Turn to Page 40 From Page 39 backsplash in a retro-themed kitchen.
Layering tables, lamps and accessories against a full mirrored recess looks extremely effective.
Lilith is a fairy godmother who obtains her power through mirrors--a powerful figure for the writer of fairy tales, working in a mirrored chamber that symbolizes her social and economic power.
Mirrors bounce light around a room and create new vistas - adding mirrored tiles to a splashback can throw light into a kitchen and be a welcome distraction on a dull wall, while positioning a mirror opposite a window can reflect and enhance a stunning view.
How often have you almost walked into a mirrored wall, only to realise it's a cunning illusion?"
Interior designers often use mirrors to alter perceptions of light and space - how often have you almost walked into a mirrored wall, only to realise it's a cunning illusion?"
Choose from wall mirrors to free-standing ones and don't overlook mirrored furniture or little touches of looking glass on items such as frames or candlesticks.
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