demister


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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.
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50 and was outbattled after the last by Mr Demister and Mark Quinlan.
And when their charging system expired on the way to the final stage, they were left with no wipers or demister.
Having found the front window demister and heater and its rear window compatriot - which, to be fair, are pretty well signposted on the centre console - things started to improve until I tried to look at the driver's- side wing mirror and discovered this was impossible as some grease on the window obscured the view.
He said the windscreen of the Rover, which he had not had for long, fogged up, and he did not know how to use the demister.
Cold starts, increased use of heater systems, headlights and the rear-window demister all take their toll on a car's well-being.
Why isn't an electric front-screen demister offered on more cars - there is always a back one?
Turning off electrical accessories like air conditioning, rear window demister or additional lights also results in fuel saving, because they all use some fuel in their operation.
Tenders invited for Ss410 wire mesh knitted type demister pad
99 both feature motoring must-haves such as screenwash, de-icer, WD40, ice scraper and demister.
SWITCH off the rear screen demister when the window clears because when it is on it increases fuel consumption by three to five per cent.
One benefit of the hardtop - especially during winter - is the electric rear window demister, headlining and an integral design that can replace or be fitted over the existing soft top.