- 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 of rearview mirror
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Examples from the Web for rearview mirror
And I watched them in the rearview-mirror, as they composed themselves and prepared for an assault on the next vehicle.The Untold Disaster
August 15, 2010