mirror image

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n mirror image a likeness in which left and right are reversed
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Quotations

  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    “Behavior is the mirror in which everyone shows their image”
  • George Bernard Shaw
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    “The only service a friend can really render is to keep up your courage by holding up to you a mirror in which you can see a noble image of yourself.”
  • Karl Kraus
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    “The world has become uglier since it began to look into a mirror every day; so let us settle for the mirror image and do without an inspection of the original.”

Usage

In literature:

The lights for the mirrors should be planned to illuminate the person and not the image.
"Color Value" by C. R. Clifford
Some compared it to an immense mirror reflecting the image of the Earth.
"Astronomy for Amateurs" by Camille Flammarion
Buckling on a sword, he would pose before a mirror and salute his own reflected image in the glass.
"The Hero of Ticonderoga" by John de Morgan
Six Odals, six mirror images, all armed with massive, evil clubs, advancing steadily on him.
"The Dueling Machine" by Benjamin William Bova
The rays of the sun falling upon the mirror are reflected downwards into the voicebox, the image of which is clearly visible in the mirror.
"The Mechanism of the Human Voice" by Emil Behnke
Those are our mirrored images that become emancipated in our dreams.
"The German Classics of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries" by Various
But it was always visible on the image-mirror.
"Astounding Stories, July, 1931" by Various
Standing in the showroom window, she spies the mirror image of herself.
"Mascara-Viscera" by Paul Cameron Brown
Captain Salezar grinned into the cracked mirror hanging on the wall, stiffened to attention, and saluted the image in the glass.
"Bring Me His Ears" by Clarence E. Mulford
This mirror will always show you an image of yourself, not as you think yourself to be, but as you really are.
"Yellow-Cap and Other Fairy-Stories For Children" by Julian Hawthorne
Hence a spherical mirror of 3 ft. focus might have an aperture of 21/2 in., and the image would not suffer materially from aberration.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 4" by Various
And the woman whose image we now find imprinted in that devil's mirror.
"The Time Mirror" by Clark South
He stared at the image in the mirror.
"Think Yourself to Death" by C.H. Thames
And when you look into that mirror, do you know whose image you see?
"Villa Eden:" by Berthold Auerbach
This time it was his image in the mirror, meeting him as he turned.
"The Garden of Eden" by Max Brand
The mirror gave back, also, the second image.
"East Angels" by Constance Fenimore Woolson
May it be a clear mirror in which our united images are reflected.
"L'Arrabiata and Other Tales" by Paul Heyse
May it be a clear mirror in which our united images are reflected.
"The Dead Lake and Other Tales" by Paul Heyse
Sometimes the mirror casts a sudden image which runs away busily at my approach.
"Woman" by Magdeleine Marx
Down to the mirror she dipped one foot, and sent ripples to blot out her image from his inspection.
"The Unknown Sea" by Clemence Housman
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In poetry:

One lily stooped to the brooklet,
Her face she knew was fair,
And the face of flowing water
Mirrored her image there.
"A Stained Lily" by Madge Morris Wagner
Nothing shall return. These the times
already forgotten; only darkness -
how evil and empty -
sets in mirrors on my own images.
"The Glimpse" by Krzysztof Kamil Baczynski
Into my eyes he lovingly looked,
My arms about his neck were twined,
And in the mirror of my eyes,
What but his image did he find?
"The Mirror" by Yehudah ha-Levi
The brook, that mirrors skies and trees,
And echoes in a grottoed place,
Hath held a fairer thing than these,--
The brook, that mirrors skies and trees,--
The image of her face.
"Messengers" by Madison Julius Cawein
Then hiding their snow plumes, they slept in their armor,
And as the sun shone on their crystalline mail;
Lo! Freedom beheld, from her mountains, a mirror,
And caught her own image spread under a sail!
"Pro Patria: America, 1861" by Adah Isaacs Menken
Horizons that stretch yonder far.
Where work, strifes, ardours, science are;
Horizons that change--they pass and glide,
And on their way
They shew in mirrors of eventide
The mourning image of dark To-day.
"The Rope-Maker" by Emile Verhaeren

In news:

Mirror Image Presented By Worcester Prep Students.
Some of the actors in Worcester Prep's production of Mirror Imag READ.
The ad watchdog has banned a press ad for the Daily Mirror's online casino because it judged an image of a Transformers cartoon character was likely to appeal to children.
Alec Baldwin 's Daughter Ireland Is A Mirror Image Of Her Mother Kim Basinger.
Mirror Images Help Convert Theater to CinemaScope.
This fall the world's oldest film festival, Venice, takes a pioneering step into cyber-space, one of several sprocket operas to move toward creating a mirror image of itself in the virtual universe.
Soldier's death shatters a mirror image.
Mirror-Image Operas Enjoy Identical Good Results.
Alabama, Georgia largely mirror images.
A week in review of "Mirror Image," Elizabeth Wellington's blog.
Recently added the Perfect Image mirror adjustment system as an option on all of its Mylar mirrors .
Optics include the lenses, prisms, mirrors, flats, optical filters and other optical components that help bring the image into focus and to the sensor.
"This job polarization has a mirror image in terms of wage polarization ," he says.
Obama, Romney projecting mirror image.
They don't plug in, and as shown in the diagram they simply use mirrors and lenses to project the image on the wall.
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In science:

It is T-dual to DLCQ (IIB or IIA) string theory, and the corresponding decoupling arguments are mirror images of one another.
IIA/B, Wound and Wrapped
In the conformal-imaging method, we obtain an inversion-symmetric solution to (5) by applying an infinite series of mirror operators to (6), as described in .
Local and global properties of conformally flat initial data for black hole collisions
In the conformal-puncture method, expression (6) is used without mirror imaging, and the energy constraint is solved on R3 with a puncture at the center of each hole.
Local and global properties of conformally flat initial data for black hole collisions
Then take the mirror image of the points about the line x = y .
Riemann-Hilbert problems for last passage percolation
From the Jacobian it is evident that in addition to the usual repulsion between different eigenvalues, λi also repels its mirror image −λi , and the eigenvalues are no longer translationally invariant.
Random matrix theory and symmetric spaces
The rest-frame UV continuum structure mirrors the [O II] image closely.
The Aligned z ~ 1 Radio Galaxy 3C 280
Mirror images of B -field and β -field transforms.
Mirror Symmetry and Generalized Complex Manifolds
B -complex structures on X = tot(TM ) and their mirror images.
Mirror Symmetry and Generalized Complex Manifolds
In this section we will compute the conditions for a B -field transform of the canonical symplectic structure on bX to be a ∇∨ -semi-flat generalized complex structure and find the (integrable) mirror image structure on X .
Mirror Symmetry and Generalized Complex Manifolds
From this Jacobian it is evident that in addition to the usual repulsion between different eigenvalues, λi also repels its mirror image −λi , and the eigenvalues are no longer translationally invariant.
Lectures on random matrix theory and symmetric spaces
High-dynamic-range imaging using a deformable mirror for space coronography.
Coronographic Methods for the Detection of Terrestrial Planets
They are obtained from the move in figure 14, through considering the mirror image as well as all possible orientations of the strands.
Categorical Groups, Knots and Knotted Surfaces
For example for the mirror image of figure 14, we use the map of figure 16 to prove invariance.
Categorical Groups, Knots and Knotted Surfaces
We need to consider its mirror image as well as a change on the orientation.
Categorical Groups, Knots and Knotted Surfaces
The arguments used to prove invariance under the mirror images and the different orientations of this movie move are perfectly analogous.
Categorical Groups, Knots and Knotted Surfaces
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