mirror writing


mirror writing
backwards writing, writing in reverse

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Mirror writing — Mirror Mir ror, n. [OE. mirour, F. miroir, OF. also mireor, fr. (assumed) LL. miratorium, fr. mirare to look at, L. mirari to wonder. See {Marvel}, and cf. {Miracle}, {Mirador}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A looking glass or a speculum; any glass or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mirror writing — n backward writing resembling in slant and order of letters the reflection of ordinary writing in a mirror * * * writing in which the right and left relationships of letters and words are reversed, as if seen in a mirror …   Medical dictionary

  • Mirror writing — Eighteenth century mirror writing in Ottoman calligraphy. Depicts the phrase Ali is the viceregent of God in both directions. Mirror writing is formed by writing in the direction that is the reverse of the natural way for a given language, such… …   Wikipedia

  • mirror writing — noun : backward writing that produces manuscript resembling in slant and order of letters the reflection of ordinary writing in a mirror * * * ˈmirror writing 7 [mirror writing] noun uncountable writing done backwards, that looks like ordinary… …   Useful english dictionary

  • mirror-writing — Writing backward, from right to left, the letters appearing like ordinary writing seen in a mirror. SYN: retrography …   Medical dictionary

  • mirror writing — noun reversed writing resembling ordinary writing reflected in a mirror …   English new terms dictionary

  • mirror writing — /ˈmɪrə raɪtɪŋ/ (say miruh ruyting) noun backward writing which forms a mirror image of normal writing …   Australian English dictionary

  • mirror-writing — /mir euhr ruy ting/, n. backward writing that resembles a mirror image of ordinary script. [1770 80] * * * …   Universalium

  • mirror-writing — /mir euhr ruy ting/, n. backward writing that resembles a mirror image of ordinary script. [1770 80] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mirror — Mir ror, n. [OE. mirour, F. miroir, OF. also mireor, fr. (assumed) LL. miratorium, fr. mirare to look at, L. mirari to wonder. See {Marvel}, and cf. {Miracle}, {Mirador}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A looking glass or a speculum; any glass or polished… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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