Rear-view mirror

rearview mirror

[reer-vyoo]
noun
a mirror mounted on the side, windshield, or instrument panel of an automobile or other vehicle to provide the driver with a view of the area behind the vehicle.

Origin:
1925–30; rear1 + view

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rear-view mirror
 
n
a mirror on a motor vehicle enabling the driver to see traffic coming behind him or her

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