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wiper

1. any piece of cloth, such as a handkerchief, towel, etc., used for wiping
2. a cam rotated to ease a part and allow it to fall under its own weight, as used in stamping machines, etc.
4. Electrical engineering a movable conducting arm, esp one in a switching or selecting device, that makes contact with a row or ring of contacts

wiper

[′wī·pər]
(electricity)
That portion of the moving member of a selector, or other similar device, in communications practice, which makes contact with the terminals of a bank.
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Novel idea to prevent wipers freezing to windshield
Paul Tomlinson, Halfords' wet weather expert says: "As soon as a wiper begins to smear rather than clear your windscreen it is past its best and should be changed.
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The wipers are easy to overlook because you don't use 'em every day.
A RECENT innovation that has got the car design business in a tizz could signal the end of windscreen wipers.
We work closely with the manufacturers to protect their prime customers, a role National Wiper takes very seriously".
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Users insert a dry roll of WetTask[R] Wipers for Disinfecting and Sanitizing, pour their disinfecting or sanitizing solution over the wipers to the preferred level of saturation, and then thread the wiper through the opening of the container lid.
Nearly all driving decisions are based on visibility so it's crucial your windscreen wiper blades are in good condition.