mirage: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (mi-räzh'), [key]
- an optical phenomenon, esp. in the desert or at sea, by which the image of some object appears displaced above, below, or to one side of its true position as a result of spatial variations of the index of refraction of air.
- something illusory, without substance or reality.
- (cap.)any of a series of supersonic, delta-wing, multirole French fighter-bombers.
- mirage (Thesaurus)