from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A mirror that is reflective on one side and transparent on the other, often used in surveillance. Also called two-way mirror.
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- n. A mirror reflecting images on one side and transparent on the other, often used by the police during an interrogation.
Kurtz knew that it was not going to be an easy interrogation when Hathaway, the homicide cop, lowered some louvered blinds over the one-way mirror lining one wall of the interrogation room and then ripped the recording-microphone wire out of its jack on the floor.