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Reflex mirror.

The large primary mirror in an SLR camera which permits the user to view the scene through the taking lens prior to taking the photograph.

cf. mirror, mirror lockup, mirror slap, single lens reflex (SLR), taking lens.

Entry last updated 2002-04-05. Term 1020 of 1487.

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