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defrost

[dē′frȯst]
(engineering)
To keep free of ice or to remove ice.
(thermodynamics)
To thaw out from a frozen state.
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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.
Again the Laramie boasts decent spec, including 17-inch aluminium wheels and a Thatcham alarm, while it also gets the leather heated seats, side airbags and rear window defroster
Freezers with a sequential defroster, such as FMC FoodTech GYRoCOMPACT self-stacking spiral and FLoFREEZE@ IQF freezers, feature separate chambers that each have their own dedicated fan and evaporator.
My Green Motorworks co-pilot kept assuring me the defroster would kick in, but we made it back to base by peering through a small hole created by frequent hand wipes.
Remote Start includes an engine timer (1-10 minutes), remote stop, remote climate control and remote defroster (Available on select vehicles.
GM is recalling the vehicles because of malfunctioning heating and air conditioning systems that may intermittently become inoperable when the vehicle is started, preventing the windshield defroster from working.
Experts advise taking your car to a mechanic and asking them to check the battery, wipers, antifreeze levels, heating system, brakes, tyres and defroster.
make sure all the mirrors are clear and the defroster has cleared the insides of the windows.
On a sport utility vehicle, just replacing the tinted rear window with a defroster could cost as much as $700.
It's suited to air nozzles, upper door trim, defroster grilles, pillar covers, and center consoles.
Instead of waking up early on cold winter mornings to warm up and defrost your car, you can now start it in order to turn on the heater/ defroster from inside your home.
Staff then slapped on de-icer with brushes before the defroster was fixed.