Definition of wiper in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈwʌɪpə


1A windscreen wiper.
More example sentences
  • Nhtsa requires that the vehicle is equipped with a safety glass windshield, turn signals, mirrors, wipers, headlights and taillights, brake lights and seatbelts.
  • Probably, he thought, peering out through struggling wind screen wipers at rows of brake lights ahead.
  • Lateral airbags, xenon headlamps, headlamp wash, automatic headlamps, automatic wipers and heat reflecting windscreen are among the features that have been removed.
2An electrical contact which moves across a surface.
3A cam or tappet.

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