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looking glass

noun
1.
a mirror made of glass with a metallic or amalgam backing.
2.
the glass used in a mirror.
3.
anything used as a mirror, as highly polished metal or a reflecting surface.
Origin of looking glass
1520-1530
1520-30
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looking glass

noun
1.
a mirror, esp a ladies' dressing mirror
adjective
2.
with normal or familiar circumstances reversed; topsy-turvy: a looking-glass world
Word Origin
sense 2 in allusion to Lewis Carroll's Through the Looking-Glass
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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looking glass in Technology

A desktop manager for Unix from Visix.
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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