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addaword.gifdefinition of Trixi mirror

noun
a round, convex mirror, attached to a traffic light to enable drivers of large vehicles to see any cyclists who are on the inside of their vehicle, and whom they probably wouldn't see using the vehicle's mirrors alone
London’s Barclays Cycle Superhighways, the first two of which are due to open next month, are to be equipped with convex Trixi mirrors that help lorry drivers see cyclists located in their vehicles’ mirrors’ blind spots at junctions.
Submitted by: Harris Park from United Kingdom on 15/05/2013 13:47:00
Definition of Trixi mirror from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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