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wind·screen

 (wĭnd′skrēn′)
n.
1. A screen for protection against the wind.
2. Chiefly British The windshield of a motor vehicle.

windscreen

(ˈwɪndˌskriːn)
n
(Automotive Engineering) Brit and Austral and NZ and South African the sheet of flat or curved glass that forms a window of a motor vehicle, esp the front window. US and Canadian name: windshield

wind•screen

(ˈwɪndˌskrin, ˈwɪn-)

n. Chiefly Brit.
windshield.
[1855–60]

windscreen

windshield
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.windscreen - transparent screen (as of glass) to protect occupants of a vehiclewindscreen - transparent screen (as of glass) to protect occupants of a vehicle
aeroplane, airplane, plane - an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets; "the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane"
motorboat, powerboat - a boat propelled by an internal-combustion engine
automotive vehicle, motor vehicle - a self-propelled wheeled vehicle that does not run on rails
screen - a protective covering consisting of netting; can be mounted in a frame; "they put screens in the windows for protection against insects"; "a metal screen protected the observers"
Translations
حائِط فوق البَلكون للوِقايَه من الرّيححَاجِبَةواقِيَة الرّيح، حاجِب الرّيح الزُّجاجي
čelní sklo
forrudelæmur
tuulilasi
pare-briseparebrise
prednje staklo
szélfogószélvédõ
framrúîa
フロントガラス
앞유리
čelné skloochranná stena
vetrobran
vindruta
กระจกหน้ารถ
ön camyel siperi cam
kính chắn gió

windscreen

[ˈwɪndskriːn] windshield [ˈwɪndʃiːld] (US)
A. Nparabrisas m inv
B. CPD windscreen washer Nlavaparabrisas m inv
windscreen wiper Nlimpiaparabrisas m inv

windscreen

[ˈwɪndskriːn] (British) npare-brise m inv, pare-brise mwindscreen washer n (British)lave-glace m
the windscreen washers → les lave-glaceswindscreen wiper n (British)essuie-glace m
the windscreen wipers → les essuie-glaces

windscreen

[ˈwɪndskriːn] wind£shield (Am) [ˈwɪndʃiːld] nparabrezza m inv

wind1

(wind) noun
1. (an) outdoor current of air. The wind is strong today; There wasn't much wind yesterday; Cold winds blow across the desert.
2. breath. Climbing these stairs takes all the wind out of me.
3. air or gas in the stomach or intestines. His stomach pains were due to wind.
verb
to cause to be out of breath. The heavy blow winded him.
adjective
(of a musical instrument) operated or played using air pressure, especially a person's breath.
ˈwindy adjective
a windy hill-top; a windy day; It's windy today.
ˈwindiness noun
ˈwindfall noun
1. an apple etc blown from a tree.
2. any unexpected gain or success.
ˈwindmill noun
a machine with sails that work by wind power, for grinding corn or pumping water.
ˈwindpipe noun
the passage for air between mouth and lungs.
windsurf, windsurfer, windsurfingwindˈwindscreen noun
(American ˈwindshield).
1. a transparent (usually glass) screen above the dashboard of a car.
2. a wall usually constructed out from the house wall to protect people on a patio or balcony from the wind.
ˈwindsock noun
a device for indicating the direction and speed of wind on an airfield.
windsurf (ˈwindsəːf) verb
to move across water while standing on a windsurfer.
ˈwindsurfer noun
1. (also sailboard) a board with a sail for moving across water with the aid of the wind.
2. the person controlling this board.
ˈwindsurfing noun
ˈwindswept adjective
exposed to the wind and showing the effects of it. windswept hair; a windswept landscape.
get the wind up
to become nervous or anxious. She got the wind up when she realized how close we were to the edge.
get wind of
to get a hint of or hear indirectly about.
get one's second wind
to recover one's natural breathing after breathlessness.
in the wind
about to happen. A change of policy is in the wind.
like the wind
very quickly. The horse galloped away like the wind.

windscreen

حَاجِبَة čelní sklo forrude Windschutzscheibe παρμπρίζ parabrisas tuulilasi pare-brise prednje staklo parabrezza フロントガラス 앞유리 voorruit frontrute przednia szyba pára-brisa, pára-brisas лобовое стекло vindruta กระจกหน้ารถ ön cam kính chắn gió 风挡玻璃
References in classic literature ?
Dudley wanted to show me the commutator on the exhaust-box or the windscreen, or something, and he was just bending over when Eustace jumped out from nowhere and pinned him.
She is now urging other motorists to take extra care in icy conditions especially when trying to clear windscreens while on the move.
It has urged motorists to take care with car windscreens and windows over winter, by warming them slowly, replacing old wipers and regularly topping up screen wash.
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Deer hooves, a stack of shelves and CD cases are just some of the items that have wrecked drivers' windscreens, it was revealed yesterday.
POLICE are appealing for witnesses after two "bucket-sized" lumps of concrete were dropped from bridges on to cars, smashing their windscreens and injuring two people.
MORE than 120 Birmingham workers have been laid off after Auto Windscreens collapsed into administration amid soaring debts and the loss of a key contract.
Auto Windscreens called in administrators Deloitte after suffering trading and cash-flow woes.
Summary: RAS AL KHAIMAH u The Traffic and Licensing Department has intensified inspections and patrols on various streets in the emirate to crack down on motorists whose windscreens were tinted beyond the permitted limit.
CAR buyers are being warned of the potential price of choosing one of the increasing number of models with large windscreens loaded with the latest technology.
LOW winter sun and dirty windscreens add up to a greater risk of dazzle during winter motoring.