- A transparent screen made of glass, located at the front of a vehicle in front of the its occupants to protect them from the wind and weather.
Oh no! A vandal has just come and smashed our windscreen! Susan, can you go and call the insurance company!
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windscreen — [wind′skrēn΄] n. 1. a screen for protecting something from the wind 2. [Chiefly Brit.] a windshield * * * wind·screen (wĭndʹskrēn ) n. 1. A screen for protection against the wind. 2. Chiefly British. The windshield of a motor vehicle. * * * … Universalium
windscreen — ► NOUN Brit. ▪ a glass screen at the front of a motor vehicle … English terms dictionary
windscreen — [wind′skrēn΄] n. 1. a screen for protecting something from the wind 2. [Chiefly Brit.] a windshield … English World dictionary
windscreen — (BrE) (AmE windshield) noun ADJECTIVE ▪ front, rear ▪ car VERB + WINDSCREEN/WINDSHIELD ▪ clean, scrape (sth off), wipe … Collocations dictionary
windscreen — UK [ˈwɪn(d)ˌskriːn] / US [ˈwɪn(d)ˌskrɪn] noun [countable] Word forms windscreen : singular windscreen plural windscreens British the large glass window at the front of a vehicle. The American word is windshield … English dictionary
windscreen — n. Brit. a screen of glass at the front of a motor vehicle. Phrases and idioms: windscreen wiper a device consisting of a rubber blade on an arm, moving in an arc, for keeping a windscreen clear of rain etc … Useful english dictionary
windscreen — [[t]wɪ̱ndskriːn[/t]] windscreens N COUNT The windscreen of a car or other vehicle is the glass window at the front through which the driver looks. [BRIT] (in AM, use windshield) … English dictionary
windscreen — noun Date: 1858 1. a screen that protects against the wind 2. chiefly British windshield … New Collegiate Dictionary
Windscreen — windshield, the forward facing window at the front of a vehicle … Dictionary of Australian slang
windscreen — I Australian Slang windshield, the forward facing window at the front of a vehicle II Inglish (Indian English) Dictionary Windshield (of automobile) III Kiwi (New Zealand Slang) windshield … English dialects glossary