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de·frost·er

 (dē-frô′stər, -frŏs′tər)
n.
1. A heating device designed to remove frost or prevent its formation.
2. A device designed to thaw frozen goods.
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defroster

(diːˈfrɒstə)
n
(Mechanical Engineering) a device by which the de-icing process of a refrigerator is accelerated, usually by circulating the refrigerant without the expansion process
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de•frost•er

(dɪˈfrɔ stər, -ˈfrɒs tər)

n.
1. a person or thing that defrosts.
2. defogger .
[1925–30]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.defroster - heater that removes ice or frost (as from a windshield or a refrigerator or the wings of an airplane)
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"
heater, warmer - device that heats water or supplies warmth to a room
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Translations

defroster

[diːˈfrɒstəʳ] N (US) → descongelador m (Aut) → spray m antihielo
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defroster

nDefroster m, → Entfroster m
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References in periodicals archive ?
General Motors ((https://finance.yahoo.com/quote/GM?p=GM&.tsrc=fin-srch) GM ) has issued a recall for a reported 159,000 pickup trucks in Canada for a faulty rear window defroster that could overheat and lead to a fire.
In addition to locking or unlocking, there are a bunch of other Siri shortcuts such as start/stop for charging, defroster, climate temperature, and a "where is my car" command.
Not only that, the development will also allow VW owners to use the virtual assistant to start and stop a charging session for their electric car, to turn on the defroster, set a specific temperature and locate their car.
Volkswagen owners can use Siri to start and stop a charging session for their electric car or to turn on the defroster. They can also set a specific temperature and locate their car.
The automotive door module controls various functionalities such as latching or locking function, wing mirror movements, on mirror fitted indicator light, defroster and door indicator lamps.
The removable hard top is lined on the inside to guarantee thermal insulation and soundproofing and has a large rear window with defroster.
About precautionary measures, he said the people should maintain reasonable distance from other vehicles, never rush or speed, use caution at all times, adjust defroster and windshield wiper speed as necessary, use fog lights or driving lights, driving lights on low beam and contact NH and MP helpline 130 for guidance about road and weather conditions.
One nice touch is that even though they have decided to forego buttons, there is a series of chromed toggle switches on the dash for such things as the defroster and seat heaters.
Those wires run the wiper, the washer, the rear defroster, the license plate illumination, etc.
With a bowl cutter brine injector defroster dry coater and thermoformer on stand SC56 the GEA Food Solutions equipment at Gulfood Manufacturing represents the full range of preparation marination processing and packaging activities.