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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.
Eight weeks to the day, Auto Windscreens (part of the Markerstudy Group of Companies) has today confirmed that the deal to purchase AA AutoWindshields has been completed.
Gavin Jenks, from Hollywood, near Wythall, is the voice of a radio promotion which tells drivers about the importance of repairing chips in windscreens.
New research by RAC Auto Windscreens reveals that a reluctance to pay for minor repairs was to blame for more than half a million MOT failures last year alone.
RAC Auto Windscreens has launched a campaign to make drivers aware of the hazards of driving in the sun.
Auto Windscreens - the main sponsors of Birmingham City Football Club - has been bought out in a pounds 77million deal.
Auto Windscreens is now urging motorists to check their windscreen before their vehicle's MOT and avoid the potential cost of a re-test and the vehicle being off the road.
MANCHESTER, England, August 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Co-operative Insurance (CIS) has appointed RAC Auto Windscreens as its preferred supplier for vehicle glass repair and replacement.
GKN Aerospace will demonstrate the range and capability of its high performance rail windscreens at Innotrans, 23 - 26 September, in Berlin, Germany.
Auto Windscreens, a fast-growing windscreen repair business that is always on the look-out for new recruits, has today launched a new website solely to showcase its UK-wide career opportunities.
Impregnated with advanced anti-fogging agents, these complex chemicals prevent condensation build up on windscreens, bathroom mirrors, windows - even spectacles.
As well as a nasty bang, flying stones and grit thrown up by other vehicles damages paint, bodywork and lights, as well as ruining windscreens.