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deicing

[dē′īs·iŋ]
(engineering)
The removal of ice deposited on any object, especially as applied to aircraft icing, by heating, chemical treatment, and mechanical rupture of the ice deposit.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

deicing

Removing ice from aircraft by mechanical, thermal, electrical, or chemical means.
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TKS leading-edge panels are required to demonstrate the ability to deice after a two-minute delayed ice accumulation resulting from the most severe icing conditions found in the FAA certification envelope.
The maximum setting provides the best deice performance and has a pre-selected two-minute activation mode to eliminate forgetting to turn it off.
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The city is very pleased with the way it deices. Also, the bridges do not have the running rust stains as there were in the past.