rearview mirror
noun Date: 1926 a mirror (as in an automobile) that gives a view of the area behind a vehicle

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • rearview mirror — [rir′vyo͞o΄] n. a mirror in or on a vehicle that allows the driver to view the area behind the vehicle …   English World dictionary

  • rearview mirror — mirror located on the windshield or the side of a car that allows the driver to see behind him …   English contemporary dictionary

  • rearview mirror — noun car mirror that reflects the view out of the rear window • Hypernyms: ↑car mirror …   Useful english dictionary

  • rearview mirror — /rear vyooh / 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. [1925 30; REAR1 + VIEW] * * * …   Universalium

  • rearview mirror — noun A mirror in a car, used to reveal to the driver what is behind the car …   Wiktionary

  • rearview mirror — rear|view mir|ror [ˌrıəvju: ˈmırə US ˌrırvju: ˈmırər] n a mirror inside a car etc that lets the driver see the area behind the car …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • rearview mirror — see rear view mirror …   English dictionary

  • rearview mirror — noun (C) a mirror in a car etc that lets the driver see the area behind …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • rearview mirror — rear′view mir′ror [[t]ˈrɪərˌvyu[/t]] n. aum an automobile mirror mounted so as to provide the driver with a view of the road to the rear • Etymology: 1925–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • rearview mirror — An interior mirror which allows the driver to see behind him …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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