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windscreen

Brit, Austral., NZ, and South African the sheet of flat or curved glass that forms a window of a motor vehicle, esp the front window
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"It happened at 10.30am on Friday, April 18, when an item believed to be a glass bottle was thrown on to the Byker bypass at Byker, damaging the windscreen of a passing taxi.
Never fit the sat nav high up on the windscreen. As well as severely restricting vision, this could interfere with the rear view mirror and sun visors, and will require power cords to trail across the driver's field of vision.
Impregnated with advanced anti-fogging agents, these complex chemicals prevent condensation build up on windscreens, bathroom mirrors, windows - even spectacles.
The sponsored Mill Volvo |with the parking ticket placed under one of the windscreen wipers
THE windscreen of a West Midlands fire engine was pelted with eggs as a crew responded to a 999 emergency.
One of the posts smashed through the front windscreen, narrowly missing the driver.
| The cracked windscreen of the Seat Ibiza, driven by Cheryl Wainwright's son
A crack was found Monday morning in the windscreen of the driver's cabin on a superexpress train on the Sanyo Shinkansen Line, West Japan Railway Co.
The maintenance team inspected the damaged windscreen and discovered the outer two layers had shattered.
The pilot did everything right, and it sure helped that his maneuver pitted the bird primarily against the radome rather than the windscreen.
On dull days it does let a welcome amount of light into the car too and the windscreen doesn't compromise safety (it's laminated) or refinement.
The windscreen-mounting system consists of a flexible Z-shaped section of metal, up to 15 millimetres wide, separating the windscreen from its frame so that it can flex inwards to absorb energy in a collision.