de-icer


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de-icer

(diːˈaɪsə)
n
1. (Aeronautics) a mechanical or thermal device designed to melt or stop the formation of ice on an aircraft, usually fitted to the aerofoil surfaces. Compare anti-icer
2. (Chemistry) a chemical or other substance used for this purpose, esp an aerosol that can be sprayed on car windscreens to remove ice or frost
Translations

de-icer

[ˈdiːˈaɪsəʳ] N (Aer) → descongelador m (Aut) → descongelante m

de-icer

nEnteiser m; (= spray for cars)Defroster m

de-icer

[ˈdiːˈaɪsəʳ] n (thermal) → sbrinatore m; (chemical) → scongelante m

de-icer

مَاكِينَةُ إِزَالَةِ الثُّلُوج odmrazovač afiser Enteiser αποπαγωτικό descongelador, descongelante jäänsulatin dégivreur odmrzivač sbrinatore 除氷装置 방빙제 ontdooimiddel frostvæske odladzacz anticongelante, descongelador антиобледенитель antifrys สเปรย์ละลายน้ำแข็ง buz çözücü chất phòng băng 去冰器
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While only 40 per cent bother to carry warm clothes, blankets, de-icer and first aid kits.
Preparing for winter is second nature to many people but it goes beyond just carrying an ice scraper and de-icer.
You'll also get a free can of de-icer with ice scraper, a rain poncho, hat and gloves.
More recently, BP Chemicals introduced into the UK market a new generation de-icer, Clearway 3, designed to meet the various climatic needs of different airports.
Clear your windows and mirrors before you set out and carry a screen scraper and de-icer.
Those in Yorkshire were most likely to have such items as de-icer (93%), a tool kit (74%) or spare bulbs and about two-thirds (64%) carried a blanket.
Worth pounds 10, this pack includes windscreen scraper, de-icer and tyre gauge.
To rationalise the Community system in relation to the denaturing of alcohol and in agreement with the European action plan to strengthen the fight against tax fraud and tax evasion, JRC will finalise the harmonisation of completely denatured alcohol and initiate actions on partly denatured alcohol on specific sectors exempted under 27(1)(b) which MSs deem to be priorities: a) screenwash, de-icer, thinner, anti-freeze and solvents; and b) cosmetics, perfumes and hygienic products
Nicknamed "Tiny," apparently because of his larger-than-life personality, he soon developed his product into a de-icer which could be used to clear the pitch before kick-off during the winter months.
Safety personnel were investigating the possibility last night that the fumes could have been caused by de-icer used to keep the runways of the airport open.
The big chill also saw demand soar for products to help keep motorists moving, such as de-icer and snow chains.
The Highways Agency is urging drivers to be prepared, with warm clothes, food, water, boots, de-icer, a torch and spade, particularly for long journeys.