pier mirror
noun see pier glass

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  • pier mirror — noun a large mirror between two windows • Syn: ↑pier glass • Hypernyms: ↑mirror …   Useful english dictionary

  • pier glass — noun a large mirror between two windows • Syn: ↑pier mirror • Hypernyms: ↑mirror * * * noun : a large high mirror; especially : one designed to occupy the wall space between windows see pier table illustration …   Useful english dictionary

  • pier glass — noun Date: 1703 a large high mirror; especially one designed to occupy the wall space between windows called also pier mirror …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Pier — Pier, n. [OE. pere, OF. piere a stone, F. pierre, fr. L. petra, Gr. ?. Cf. {Petrify}.] 1. (Arch.) (a) Any detached mass of masonry, whether insulated or supporting one side of an arch or lintel, as of a bridge; the piece of wall between two… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pier glass — Pier Pier, n. [OE. pere, OF. piere a stone, F. pierre, fr. L. petra, Gr. ?. Cf. {Petrify}.] 1. (Arch.) (a) Any detached mass of masonry, whether insulated or supporting one side of an arch or lintel, as of a bridge; the piece of wall between two… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pier table — Pier Pier, n. [OE. pere, OF. piere a stone, F. pierre, fr. L. petra, Gr. ?. Cf. {Petrify}.] 1. (Arch.) (a) Any detached mass of masonry, whether insulated or supporting one side of an arch or lintel, as of a bridge; the piece of wall between two… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pier glass — n. a tall mirror set in the pier, or wall section, between windows …   English World dictionary

  • mirror — [n] glass that reflects image cheval glass, gaper, hand glass, imager, looking glass, pier glass, polished metal, reflector, seeing glass, speculum; concepts 443,470 mirror [v] copy, reflect act like, depict, double, echo, embody, emulate,… …   New thesaurus

  • pier glass — pier′ glass n. fur a tall, often full length mirror intended to be set between windows • Etymology: 1695–1705 …   From formal English to slang

  • Mirror neuron — A mirror neuron is a neuron that fires both when an animal acts and when the animal observes the same action performed by another.[1][2] [3] Thus, the neuron mirrors the behaviour of the other, as though the observer were itself acting. Such… …   Wikipedia

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