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One entry found for mirage.
Main Entry: mi·rage
Pronunciation: mschwa-primarystressräzh
Function: noun
: an illusion that gives the appearance of a pool of water or a mirror in which distant objects are seen inverted, that is sometimes seen at sea, in the desert, or over a hot pavement, and that is caused by the bending or reflection of light passing through layers of air having different temperatures

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