beam splitter

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beam splitter

[′bēm ‚splid·ər]
(optics)
A mirror that reflects part of a beam of light falling on it and transmits part.
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The illusion is created by a large piece of glass or a half-silvered mirror, situated between viewer and scene (green outline).
Most people don't have access to the half-silvered mirrors TV Studios employ.