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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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With the increased use of polycarbonate windows in vehicle design, manufacturers need a new process of creating the defroster grid on this new material.
Also, be sure to test your heater and defroster, since you can't drive if you can't see through your windshield.
Defeat Distraction: Before setting out on the highway, make sure you know how your vehicle's defrosters, wipers and lights work.
Check the coolant and thermostat to ensure proper engine warm-up, and make sure your heater and defroster work.
Defrosters with defective segments can then be repaired or replaced before the vehicle is shipped, resulting in improved quality and reduced customer warranty claims.
fleet feature automatic transmission, air conditioning, power brakes and steering, steel-belted radial tires, and rear-window defrosters.
One fellow recalled that in the days before heaters and defrosters they used to heat bricks and set them on the floor to warm the cab.
Hupp is a specialty manufacturer of heating and air conditioning equipment and mobile products, including fans, heaters, blowers and defrosters used in light as well as heavy duty truck manufacturing.
In addition to saving money on energy use for refrigeration, a lower humidity level results in other operational benefits: -- less need for conventional air conditioning; -- reducing the requirement to defrost the refrigeration cases; -- reducing energy use by defrosters on freezer case doors to keep them from fogging up; -- preventing the frosting up of frozen foods in freezer cases; -- preventing moisture condensation (sweat on refrigerated foods); -- allowing for warmer temperatures in the freezer and refrigeration aisles, creating a more comfortable shopping environment.
Air defroster (ADF) technology--a shockwave of pressurized air removes frost from the face of the coil.
Check the coolant and thermostat to ensure proper engine warm-up, as well as the heater and defroster operation.
Check coolant and thermostat to ensure proper engine warm up, as well as heater and defroster operation.