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wind·shield

 (wĭnd′shēld′)
n.
1. A pane of usually curved glass or other transparent shielding mounted in front of the occupants of a vehicle to protect them from the wind.
2. A shield placed to protect an object from the wind.

windshield

(ˈwɪndˌʃiːld)
n
1. (Automotive Engineering) US and Canadian the sheet of flat or curved glass that forms a window of a motor vehicle, esp the front window. Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): windscreen
2. (Physical Geography) an object designed to shield something from the wind

wind•shield

(ˈwɪndˌʃild, ˈwɪn-)

n.
a shield of glass, in one or more sections, projecting above and across the dashboard of a vehicle.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.windshield - transparent screen (as of glass) to protect occupants of a vehiclewindshield - 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
čelní sklo
forrude
tuulilasi
pare-briseparebrise
prednje staklo
フロントガラス
앞유리
vetrobran
vindruta
กระจกหน้ารถ
kính chắn gió

windshield

[ˈwɪndʃiːld] n (US)pare-brise m inv, pare-brise mwindshield wiper (US) nessuie-glace m

windshield

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
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