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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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But her job involves more than boxing and bagging the 10,000 demister pads the company makes every week at its factory in Earlswood, Solihull.
For this filling procedure, the knockout vessel with demister was used again; all out-coming air was blown into the environment without any spray while the LEL of this air remained at 0%.
8i Mazda has a rear glass window with demister, remote boot release, power steering, electric windows, wind deflector, alloy wheels, driver's and passenger's airbags, immobiliser, side-impact door beams, leather steering wheel and stainless steel scuff plates.
The saturated gas enters a variable-throat venturi and passes through a flooded elbow into a chevron demister with city water face sprays before entering into a high-static pressure radial blade fan.
Nifty features include adjustable rear seats (though there is already a good deal of legroom for passengers), child lock for the rear electric windows and windscreen demister that works a treat in this weather.
The coldstore Tergo truck, capable of operating in temperatures down to 35 [degrees] C, is fitted with a fully enclosed insulated cab, which is equipped with both a heater and a demister.
Tenders are invited for Procurement Of Oil Demister Assembly
It features 255/65 R17 alloys, front fog lamps, chromed folding wing mirrors with LED indicators, side steps, reverse sensors, roof rails and bed-liner and interiors with auto air-con, variable intermittent wipers, a rear demister and speed-sensing auto door locks.
Where once the soft morning sun would rise to bring a warming glow to honeycoloured local stone, now we've got slate grey skies, the persistent whirring of a windscreen demister and the long-awaited reappearance of the trainer's famous camel-coloured duffel coat with the scorch mark on the shoulder.
If I had to find fault with any of these features, it would be the front screen demister which, at times, seemed to take an age to clear the glass.
And it had all the mod cons of its day such as rear-window demister, radio with electronically controlled aerial and electric windows.
He maintained he was unaware he had hit Leanne and also claimed the windscreen of the vehicle was fogged-up and he did not know how to use the demister.