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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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This data is taken in the presence of defroster noise.
If the engine runs just slightly rougher when the defroster is turned on, that could simply be because the defroster uses the air conditioner.
The GEA ColdSteam T defroster (based on a GEA ScanMidi tumbler) lifesize display on the stand is a machine that significantly reduces defrosting time to less than half that of conventional defrosting techniques.
High back luxury reclining seats, with seat belts, YC Euro II engine with 162hp and 5,200cc, ZF transmission, air suspension, WABCO ABS + auto slack adjuster, pneumatic out-swing passenger door, folding curtains, sealed side windows, two sides inner luggage racks, reversing monitor, television, radio+CD player, drinking water cooler, auto-type rear view mirror, and 22,000W air-conditioner with defroster are among the features.
With pullout handle and long 180cm cord it's also a defroster for iced-up windows, even reaching wing mirrors with ease.
Optional accessories are available for the Cub Cadet Yanmar Sc2450 WorkPro Cab System including a high performance heater, defroster fan, work lights, strobe or beacon lights, and a deluxe console with CD player.
Investigators yesterday revealed a dodgy defroster timer was the cause of around 20 fires in London alone.
In a statement, the brigade said the blaze served as an urgent warning of the serious risks posed by up to 500,000 fridge freezers which are thought to have a faulty defroster timer switch.
n Use your defroster and wipers to maximize your vision.
It is also a good idea to check the heater and radiator hoses, as the heater and defroster work from the cooling system.
Windshield wipers on high (didn't do a thing), defroster on high (still no effect), checked the rear view mirror, hit the emergency flashers and slowed down as I gently pulled to the right, peering out the side window at the subtle white line marking the shoulder.
A blast of hot air from the vehicle's defroster will send your windshield to an early grave.