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pellicle mirror

noun, Photography
1.
a fixed mirror in a single-lens reflex camera that reflects some of the light entering the lens to the ground-glass view screen while permitting most of the light to pass through to the film.
Origin
in reference to the thin, partially reflective coating covering such mirrors
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