Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An epithet applied to any ceramic ware having a lustrous black glaze, especially a rare and highly esteemed Japanese stoneware of ancient manufacture.

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Examples

  • The set, attractively styled with a high-gloss mirror-black finish and slim-bezel design (do we sense a trend here?), combines top-level picture detail with good-looking color and contrast to produce impressive overall picture quality.

    New "Full HD" TVs from Hitachi, JVC, and Toshiba look promising

  • The set, attractively styled with a high-gloss mirror-black finish and slim-bezel design do we sense a trend here?

    New "Full HD" TVs from Hitachi, JVC, and Toshiba look promising

  • Keeping her eyes downcast, Dawn looked into the mirror-black surface of her coffee and waited for the sound of the door latching securely behind Randy.

    The Second Time

  • Ertai raced ahead and found fragments of a newly smashed globe still spinning on the mirror-black floor.

    Nemesis

  • The mirror-black number pad could be used to flash SOS signals on a sunny day, but the QWERTY pad isn't reflective, though its surround is.

    MobileTechReview

  • TheY-MP3190 features a mirror-black exterior and smooth, rounded shape, evoking a black pearl.

    TWICE - Digital Imaging News

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