rearview mirror


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rear·view mirror

 (rîr′vyo͞o′)
n.
A mirror, such as one attached to a motor vehicle, that provides a view of what is behind.

rear′view mir′ror

(ˈrɪərˌvyu)
n.
an automobile mirror mounted so as to provide the driver with a view of the road to the rear.
[1925–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rearview mirror - car mirror that reflects the view out of the rear windowrearview mirror - car mirror that reflects the view out of the rear window
car mirror - a mirror that the driver of a car can use
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