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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.
"It damaged the front windscreen of the silver Skoda, which was being driven by a man.
This includes potential head strike zones on the windscreen, or other locations where deploying an airbag may contact them.
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The vehicle had a banner on its windscreen saying: "Mill Volvo proud to be the Theatre Royal season sponsor", and was standing outside the venue on Sunday evening when someone took a parking ticket, which had been issued to another vehicle, and stuck it under the Volvo's windscreen wiper.
A spokesman from Highgate Fire Station said: "We were on our way to an incident travelling down the Alcester Road at approximately 8.45pm and a group of youths threw several eggs at the appliances some of which landed on the windscreen obscuring our view.
THE driver of this car had a miraculous escape when a wooden post speared through the windscreen during a crash - missing the motorist by inches.
Besides the 15-centimeter-long crack in the windscreen, a mark was found on the metal frame of the windscreen that appears to have been made by something hard striking it, the officials said.
A call to our skipper and the maintenance master chief resulted in a rescue team driving to Charleston with a new windscreen. It was replaced the next day, and we flew hack to Jax early that evening.
However, as he was pulling up off target after a run on the second flight, he observed a bird dead ahead of his aircraft, seemingly destined to impact his windscreen. The pilot instantly increased his climb and the bird struck the radome instead of the windscreen.