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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

windshield

[′win‚shēld]
(engineering)
A transparent glass screen that protects the passengers and compartment of a vehicle from wind and rain.

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.
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Confirmed about 2% average CO2 reduction after installing the windshield on the bow and sailing at 17 knots per hour, compared to operating an identical vessel at the same speed without the device installed.
Consumers are also intrigued by the environmental impact of mobile windshield repair when they learn that their choice to repair their windshield instead of replacing it has kept carbon emissions from the air, saved water and energy, and has kept the old glass from being dumped in the landfill.
Another application for V2V and smart windshields involves vehicle-to-cloud (storage) uploading and data sharing, allowing cars to talk with each other, sharing info on road closures and detours, accident sights, traffic bottlenecks and other road hazards.
I found it to be one of the easiest of the products to use, although it would run off vertical portions of windshields quickly.
According to Connie Poulsen, PPG global director for military transparencies, the windshields will be about 11 square feet to provide pilots with expansive viewing.
aThe new polycarbonate windshield is an exciting addition to the Aeronautical Accessories product line,a said Jennifer Lunceford, manager, Sales, at Aeronautical Accessories.
We've replaced more windshields in one year than we have in 10," said Sarah Hidalgo-Cook, manager of the Southwest Area Regional Transit District, which oversees public transportation for eight rural counties in South Texas.
According to officials of the airframe manufacturer, the optical quality of the PPG heated windshields has exceeded Eclipse's expectations.
The company aims to innovate the method by which vehicle windshields are installed through a new patented process that makes the attachment less costly, simpler and more eco-conscious than current practices.
The company collects windshields at its locations in the New England region and then ships them to a recycling partner.
JN Phillips stores have installed large steel containers to take the broken windshields to a recycling partner in Ohio.
The PPG Aerospace windshields are available for original-equipment and replacement applications on Airbus A318, A319, A320 and A321 single-aisle aircraft.