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windshield

1. US and Canadian the sheet of flat or curved glass that forms a window of a motor vehicle, esp the front window
2. an object designed to shield something from the wind
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windshield

[′win‚shēld]
(engineering)
A transparent glass screen that protects the passengers and compartment of a vehicle from wind and rain.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

windshield

A transparent glass or plastic covering used to protect the occupant of an aircraft from the wind and the rain while allowing forward vision. Also called a wind-screen.
An Illustrated Dictionary of Aviation Copyright © 2005 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved
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