demister

(redirected from demist)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.

demister

[dē′mis·tər]
(mechanical engineering)
A series of ducts in automobiles arranged so that hot, dry air directed from the heat source is forced against the interior of the windscreen or windshield to prevent condensation.
References in periodicals archive ?
In America, freedom and common sense dictates that business owners should have the right to not hire applicants who are intent on sabotaging their businesses," Demist says.
Firstly you need to wave your hands in front of you to demist your visor.
A HUG Rug, an Internet Toilet Roll Browser or a DeMist Me mirror - could these revolutionise your lifestyle?
Best of all is when the rain starts - the effect of the spray is so realistic you'll be trying to demist the TV screen with your hanky.
The service team at Victoria Park Mazda will also inspect your car's fluid levels, shock absorbers, drive belt, lights and wipers, as well as the operation of the air-conditioning to ensure it will quickly and effectively demist the windows during cold weather.
Improvements include a new cigarette lighter and a rear window demist button.
The owner had finished scraping her car windows and had left the engine running to demist them when the car was taken.
The traction and force created by all four wheels driving instead of two helps you get going, but does not help you stop any faster; * Running the engine on your driveway to demist the windows is sometimes essential - as long as you don't leave it unattended.
From a practical perspective air-conditioning also helps drivers to demist their cars more quickly and efficiently in the winter months, by evaporating the moisture.
In winter air-conditioning also helps drivers to demist their cars more quickly and efficiently by evaporating the moisture as well as carrying out its primary task of keeping the driver and passengers cool in the summer.
I drove the Sedici Eleganza during a particularly frosty autumn week and found it took ages to demist in the mornings.
Something is badly wrong if you have to consult the handbook just to demist the windows.