Entry from British & World English dictionary
A screen attached to the cockpit canopy of an aircraft to reduce the effects of glare.
- 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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