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wip·er

 (wī′pər)
n.
1. One that wipes.
2. Something, such as a towel, used for wiping.
3. A device designed for wiping, as on an automobile windshield.
4. A projecting cam, as on a rotating shaft, that activates another machine part.
5. A movable electrical contact, as in a rheostat.

wiper

(ˈwaɪpə)
n
1. (Textiles) any piece of cloth, such as a handkerchief, towel, etc, used for wiping
2. (Mechanical Engineering) a cam rotated to ease a part and allow it to fall under its own weight, as used in stamping machines, etc
3. (Automotive Engineering) See windscreen wiper
4. (Electrical Engineering) electrical engineering a movable conducting arm, esp one in a switching or selecting device, that makes contact with a row or ring of contacts

wip•er

(ˈwaɪ pər)

n.
1. a person or thing that wipes.
2. the thing with which something is wiped, as a towel, handkerchief, or squeegee.
3. a device on a vehicle or craft consisting of a squeegee on a mechanical arm for wiping rain, snow, etc., from a windshield or window.
4. a thin strip of metal providing electrical contact with a moving coil, as in a rheostat.
5. a projection or partial cam, as on a rotating shaft, moving to lift or dislodge another part, esp. so as to let it drop when released.
[1545–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wiper - a worker who wipes
worker - a person who works at a specific occupation; "he is a good worker"
2.wiper - contact consisting of a conducting arm that rotates over a series of fixed contacts and comes to rest on an outlet
tangency, contact - (electronics) a junction where things (as two electrical conductors) touch or are in physical contact; "they forget to solder the contacts"
rheostat, variable resistor - resistor for regulating current
selector switch, selector - a switch that is used to select among alternatives
3.wiper - a mechanical device that cleans the windshieldwiper - a mechanical device that cleans the windshield
mechanical device - mechanism consisting of a device that works on mechanical principles
automotive vehicle, motor vehicle - a self-propelled wheeled vehicle that does not run on rails
Translations
مِمْسَحَه، مَسّاحَه
visker
essui-glaceessuyeur
òurrka
stierač

wiper

[ˈwaɪpəʳ] N
1. (= cloth) → paño m, trapo m
2. (Brit) (Aut) → limpiaparabrisas m inv

wiper

[ˈwaɪpər] nessuie-glace m

wiper

n(Scheiben)wischer m

wiper

[ˈwaɪpəʳ] n (Aut) → tergicristallo
intermittent wiper → tergicristallo (a funzionamento) intermittente

wipe

(waip) verb
1. to clean or dry by rubbing with a cloth, paper etc. Would you wipe the table for me?
2. to remove by rubbing with a cloth, paper etc. The child wiped her tears away with her handkerchief; Wipe that writing off (the blackboard); Please wipe up that spilt milk.
noun
an act of cleaning by rubbing. Give the table a wipe.
ˈwiper noun
(also windscreen wiper) a moving arm for clearing rain etc from a vehicle's windscreen.
wipe out
1. to clean the inside of (a bowl etc) with a cloth etc.
2. to remove; to get rid of. You must try to wipe out the memory of these terrible events.
3. to destroy completely. They wiped out the whole regiment in one battle.
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So help me gracious, I have a wiper in the bag, an' I'll drop it on your 'ead if you don't hook it.
Now stand clear, for when I say 'three,' down goes the wiper.
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NORTHWOOD HYGIENE PRODUCTS says its newly launched Perform range of wiping products has been developed following extensive research that has resulted in establishing new insights into wiper usage.
The Halfords fitter took off the stubborn remaining wiper and affixed the new ones in about 20 seconds.
a manufacturer of contamination control products for cleanroom and critical environments, is introducing Surex, a new class of polyester/cellulose cleanroom nonwoven wiper that is critically clean and absorbent.
com)-- Georgia-Pacific Professional introduces the newest extension of its durable wiper product line - the Brawny Industrial[TM] Surface System.
27 million Measure 37 claim Wiper filed this month with city officials.
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