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US [ˈmɪrər]
UK [ˈmɪrə(r)]
  • n.镜子;写照;反映某种情况的事物
  • v.反映;反射;映照
  • Web镜像;镜射;镜报
Plural Form:mirrors  Present Participle:mirroring  Past Tense:mirrored  
mirror
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n.
1.
[c]
镜子a piece of special flat glass that reflects images, so that you can see yourself when you look in it
He looked at himself in the mirror .
他照了照镜子。
a rear-view mirror(= in a car, so that the driver can see what is behind)
(车内的)后视镜
a wing mirror(= on the side of a car)
装在车外侧面的后视镜
a side-view mirror
侧视镜
2.
[sing]
a ~ of sth
写照;反映某种情况的事物something that shows what sth else is like
The face is the mirror of the soul.
脸是反映灵魂的镜子。
v.
1.
~ sth
反映to have features that are similar to sth else and which show what it is like
The music of the time mirrored the feeling of optimism in the country.
这个时期的音乐反映出这个国家的乐观精神。
2.
~ sb/sth
映照;反射to show the image of sb/sth on the surface of water, glass, etc.
She saw herself mirrored in the window.
她看到自己在窗玻璃上照出的影像。

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