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rearview mirror

[reer-vyoo] /ˈrɪərˌvyu/
noun
1.
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
1925-1930
1925-30; rear1 + view
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British Dictionary definitions for rear-view mirror

rear-view mirror

noun
1.
a mirror on a motor vehicle enabling the driver to see traffic coming behind him or her
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