rearview mirror



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

First recorded in 1925–30; rear1 + view Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Contemporary Examples of rearview mirror

  • And I watched them in the rearview-mirror, as they composed themselves and prepared for an assault on the next vehicle.

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    The Untold Disaster

    Jonathan Miller

    August 15, 2010