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Synonyms for defroster

heater that removes ice or frost (as from a windshield or a refrigerator or the wings of an airplane)

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If the panel vents are allowed to be pointed in such a way as to direct the airflow toward the vehicle microphone, or that microphone is placed in the unencumbered path of the defroster airflow, a buffeting phenomenon may be experienced.
it conditions the air), when you turn on the defroster in most cars, the air conditioner is automatically switched on, so the air blowing on the inside of the windshield is dry air.
He had turned on the engine and defroster and started scraping, but the whole thing was taking too long.
The new RTV1100 with Premium Grand Cab is the first-available utility vehicle engineered for all-weather protection and comfort with a factory-installed cab, standard air conditioning, heater and defroster.
After sliding off the road several times, getting stuck in a ditch, and scraping the ice off my windshield a hundred times so I could see 10 feet in front of me--the defroster was on the blink--I finally made it to her place in Capitol Hill, whereupon she greeted me with a hit of microdot acid.
Following an audit of water use, many changes were made, including fitting manual triggers to hoses on filleting lines, investing in a high-efficiency air defroster in place of a water spray system and installing water meters for monitoring usage.
Air defroster (ADF) technology--a shockwave of pressurized air removes frost from the face of the coil.
British-spec SRT-10s will feature a full-length truck bed tonneau cover, 22-inch alloy wheels, leather heated seats, side airbags and a rear window defroster.
One innovation developed nearly a quarter century ago that remains an efficient option by FMC FoodTech today is air defroster, or ADF, technology, which sends a quick shockwave of pressurized air to blow off the inlet face of the coil and remove frost.
The tubular heaters can also be used to boost defroster air temperature or can serve as voltage drop sources for systems such as daylight running lamps, HVAC fans or radiator fan controls.
It is suited for post finishers, interior door handles, air vents, and defroster strips.
At the same time, the vehicle's heater and defroster fans are automatically activated by the pre-heater.
The 2004 Accord, while better handling and braking than the Camry, had a rear window defroster that did not work in addition to an engine speed up problem when tuning while cold.
Other features include: a three-prong rounded plug, fully automatic defroster, interior light, three removable wire shelves, two covered door compartments, adjustable thermostat, dual clear storage bins with covers and two rear rollers for easy moving.