windscreen

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EtymologyEdit

From wind +‎ screen.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈwɪn(d)skɹiːn/
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NounEdit

windscreen (plural windscreens)

  1. (Britain, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand) A transparent screen made of glass, located at the front of a vehicle in order to protect its occupants from the wind and weather.
    Oh no! A vandal has just smashed our windscreen! Susan, can you go and call the insurance company?
  2. A cover for a microphone to exclude airy noises such as wind and breathing.

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windscreen (third-person singular simple present windscreens, present participle windscreening, simple past and past participle windscreened)

  1. (transitive) To install a windscreen on.