rearview mirror love

rearview mirror


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A mirror, such as one attached to a motor vehicle, that provides a view of what is behind.

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  • n. Alternative form of rear-view mirror.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. car mirror that reflects the view out of the rear window


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  • The killer — maybe — taking a circuitous route to the Strip, rearview mirror hooked backward so he can view the corpse he is chauffeuring.

    The Big Nowhere

  • The road into town led us past the Delta Center, where the Utah Jazz play and where the Neville Brothers seemed to be performing that very night, and in the rearview mirror I caught sight of what looked to be an old train station.

    Miss Misery

  • Mrs. Guptil fanned the car air, but I could see in the rearview mirror that she was smiling.


  • Only when Wingo yelps deliriously and tugs at my sleeve do I see in the rearview mirror that the man on the bike is Tom.

    Beach Road

  • William Shakes 'smile showed in Max Rohrs' rearview mirror as Rohrs drove away.

    I Don’t Understand ?

  • Maddy glanced up into her rearview mirror when she heard the rev of a powerful engine behind them and saw a dark-visored, red-helmeted head looking at her over the tailgate.

    Dragon Warrior

  • A sudden flash in the rearview mirror signaled a silver-blue Mercedes convertible rounding the curve behind her.


  • Jeri's rearview mirror flared like a spotlight in her eyes.

    I Don’t Understand ?

  • Was it a mere coincidence that the Boston Red Sox—only five outs away from breaking the shackles of their fated history, only five outs away from putting Johnny Pesky’s late throw, Bucky Dent’s homer and Buckner’s gaffe in their rearview mirror of ancient memories—threw it all away?

    One Season

  • But when she tilted her head back to take a swig of water, Maddy inadvertently glanced into the rearview mirror and saw Maximilian Oceanus sitting directly behind her—holding an open bottle of Irish ale in one hand and the medal she’d bought William in the other.

    Dragon Warrior


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  • And for the rest of us, there are these handy suggestions.

    January 23, 2008

  • c_b, I think we may need a picture of your desk. It is far more pimped out than any other to date.

    January 23, 2008

  • You know what? I think I want a real one. And some side view mirrors. And mudflaps. Yeah, mudflaps for my chair!

    *making a cubicle makeover list*

    January 23, 2008

  • The mirror on my desk is the kind that sells--the kind you stick to your monitor so you can see if people are approaching from behind you. The angle of my monitor to the cube entrance, however, is such that it doesn't help one bit if it's stuck onto my monitor. I have it sitting on my desk instead.

    January 23, 2008

  • I want one.

    January 23, 2008