windscreen wiper

A device used to clear rain and dirt from a windscreen; normally a pivoting arm with a rubber blade; a windshield wiper.

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  • windscreen wiper — windscreen wipers N COUNT: usu pl A windscreen wiper is a device that wipes rain from a vehicle s windscreen. [BRIT] (in AM, use windshield wiper) …   English dictionary

  • windscreen wiper — windscreen .wiper n BrE a long thin piece of metal with a rubber edge that moves across a windscreen to remove rain American Equivalent: windshield wiper …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • windscreen wiper — windscreen ,wiper noun count BRITISH a WINDSHIELD WIPER …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • windscreen wiper — ► NOUN Brit. ▪ a device for keeping a windscreen clear of rain, having a rubber blade on an arm that moves in an arc …   English terms dictionary

  • Windscreen wiper — A windscreen wiper (windshield wiper in North America) is a device used to wipe rain and dirt from a windscreen. Almost all motor vehicles, including trains, aircraft and watercraft, are equipped with windscreen wipers, which are also generally a …   Wikipedia

  • windscreen wiper — noun a mechanical device that cleans the windshield • Syn: ↑windshield wiper, ↑wiper, ↑wiper blade • Derivationally related forms: ↑wipe (for: ↑wiper) • Hypernyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • windscreen wiper — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms windscreen wiper : singular windscreen wiper plural windscreen wipers British a long thin tool that moves across a vehicle s windscreen to wipe the rain off it …   English dictionary

  • windscreen wiper — noun (C) BrE a long thin piece of metal with a rubber edge that moves across a windscreen to remove rain; windshield wiper AmE …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • windscreen-wiper — /ˈwɪndskrin waɪpə/ (say windskreen wuypuh), /ˈwɪn / (say win ) noun a mechanically operated, rubber bladed wiper for keeping the windscreen of a motor vehicle clear of rain, snow, etc …   Australian English dictionary

  • windscreen wiper — noun Brit. a device for keeping a windscreen clear of rain, typically with a rubber blade on an arm that moves in an arc …   English new terms dictionary

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