Definition of glareshield in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɡlɛːʃɪəld/

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A screen attached to the cockpit canopy of an aircraft to reduce the effects of glare.
Example sentences
  • I find that in most light aircraft, it's approximately where the top of the glareshield just meets the horizon.
  • He turned and faced front but then collapsed over the cockpit glareshield and instruments.
  • The first ships off the assembly line did not have glareshields on the instrument panel, creating a hazard at night.

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