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 for mirroring
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mirror \Mir"ror\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mirrored; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Mirroring.]
     1. To reflect, as in a mirror.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. To copy or duplicate; to mimic or imitate; as, the files
        at Project Gutenberg were mirrored on several other ftp
        sites around the world.
        [PJC]
  
     3. To have a close resemblance to; as, his opinions often
        mirrored those of his wife.
        [PJC]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  54 Moby Thesaurus words for "mirroring":
     companion, copy, copying, counterfeiting, dead ringer, double,
     duplicate, effigy, emulation, exact likeness, fakery, fellow,
     following, forgery, hit-off, icon, idol, image, imitation,
     impersonation, imposture, impression, likeness, living image,
     living picture, match, mate, mimesis, miniature, model,
     onomatopoeia, parody, photograph, picture, plagiarism, plagiary,
     portrait, reflection, repetition, resemblance, rubbing, semblance,
     shadow, similitude, simulacrum, simulation, spit and image,
     spitting image, takeoff, trace, tracing, twin, very image,
     very picture
  
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  mirror
  mirroring
  
     1.  Writing duplicate data to more than one
     device (usually two hard disks), in order to protect against
     loss of data in the event of device failure.  This technique
     may be implemented in either hardware (sharing a disk
     controller and cables) or in software.  It is a common
     feature of RAID systems.
  
     Several operating systems support software disk mirroring or
     disk-duplexing, e.g. Novell NetWare.
  
     See also Redundant Array of Independent Disks.
  
     Interestingly, when this technique is used with magnetic
     tape storage systems, it is usually called "twinning".
  
     A less expensive alternative, which only limits the amount of
     data loss, is to make regular backups from a single disk to
     magnetic tape.
  
     2. mirror site.
  
     (1998-06-11)
  

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