dashcam

noun
dash·​cam | \ ˈdash-ˌkam How to pronounce dashcam (audio) \
variants: or less commonly dash cam or dashboard camera
plural dashcams also dash cams or dashboard cameras

Definition of dashcam

: a video camera mounted on the dashboard of a vehicle and used to continuously record activity through the vehicle's windshield Typically, police dashcams are used to gather evidence during traffic stops.— Janissa Delzo The fight took place on the right side of the police car, out of view from the dash cam.— Nathalie Baptiste

First Known Use of dashcam

1971, in the meaning defined above

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“Dashcam.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dashcam. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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