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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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The interim repair for the rear defroster issue includes removing the fuses for the rear window defroster.
They could use Siri to remotely start their defroster and set the temperature inside the car, The Verge says.
This data is taken in the presence of defroster noise.
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.
Use the defroster and windshield wipers for better visibility.
I put on the defroster and within five minutes, I could see life coming back into the snake!
The company, Direct Line, says that such a huge sum is wasted by drivers leaving their cars to idle on the drive while the defroster does its work.
Diesel engine, manual transmission, power steering, leaf spring suspension, air brakes, auto folding passenger door, folding curtains, radio, sunvisor, defroster, one side luggage rack, and a 12,000W high power air-conditioner 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.
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.
Investigators yesterday revealed a dodgy defroster timer was the cause of around 20 fires in London alone.