Definition of rear-view mirror in English:

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rear-view mirror

Pronunciation: /ˌrɪəvjuː ˈmɪrə/


A small angled mirror fixed inside the windscreen of a motor vehicle enabling the driver to see the vehicle or road behind.
Example sentences
  • With a glance in the rear-view, the driver pulled onto the road and picked up speed.
  • After five minutes or so, I checked my rear-view and saw that the road behind was clear.
  • But I guess he was watching for it and leaned on his brakes - in the rear-view, I could see Merlin's rig shimmying behind us both as I rolled to a stop and he swung around me.
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