windshield

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wind +‎ shield

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windshield (plural windshields)

  1. (Canada, US) A transparent screen made of glass, located at the front and back of a vehicle in front of its occupants to protect them from the wind force generated by the vehicle's speed and inclement weather.
    The freezing rain covered our windshield with ice and we couldn't see a thing.
  2. A cover for a microphone to exclude airy noises such as wind and breathing.

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windshield (third-person singular simple present windshields, present participle windshielding, simple past and past participle windshielded)

  1. (transitive) To install a windshield on.