Associations to the word «Mirage»
MIRAGE, noun. An optical phenomenon in which light is refracted through a layer of hot air close to the ground, giving the appearance of there being refuge in the distance.
MIRAGE, noun. (figuratively) An illusion.
MIRAGE, verb. (transitive) To cause to appear as or like a mirage.
MIRAGE, noun. An optical illusion in which atmospheric refraction by a layer of hot air distorts or inverts reflections of distant objects.
MIRAGE, noun. Something illusory and unattainable.
It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.