mirror

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optical phenomenon resulting from the failure of a lens or mirror to produce a good image aberration , distortion , optical aberration
mirror that the driver of a car can use car mirror
reflecting telescope that has a paraboloidal primary mirror and a hyperboloidal secondary mirror; light is brought to a focus through an aperture in the center of the primary mirror Cassegrainian telescope , Gregorian telescope
mirror mounted on swiveling frame cheval glass
full length mirror mounted in a frame in which it can be tilted cheval glass
chest of drawers, high with mirror chiffonier
bureau of drawers, esp. with mirror chiffonier
optical device used to follow the path of a celestial body and reflect its light into a telescope; has a movable and a fixed mirror coelostat
small cosmetics case with a mirror; to be carried in a woman's purse compact , powder compact
low table with mirror or mirrors where one sits while dressing or applying makeup dresser , dressing table , toilet table , vanity
either one of a pair of compounds (crystals or molecules) that are mirror images on each other but are not identical enantiomer , enantiomorph
mirror, reflective metal coating on back of glass foil , tain
ornate candle holder; often with a mirror girandola , girandole
wall bracket for candle backed by mirror girandole
mirror; usually a ladies' dressing mirror glass , looking glass
piece of furniture where coats and hats and umbrellas can be hung; usually has a mirror hallstand
mirror intended to be held in the hand hand glass , hand mirror
mirror, signaling with sun on heliograph
apparatus for sending telegraphic messages by using a mirror to turn the sun's rays off and on heliograph
reflecting telescope with the mirror slightly tilted to throw the image to the side where it can be viewed Herschelian telescope , off-axis reflector
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