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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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