Definition of windshield wiper in English:

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windshield wiper

Pronunciation:
(British windscreen wiper)

noun

A motor-driven device for keeping a windshield clear of rain, typically one with a rubber blade on an arm that moves in an arc.
Example sentences
  • The only other unpleasant noise entering the cabin was the windscreen wiper motor.
  • This woman had a friend hook up a power pack from an electric fence to the windshield wiper.
  • There were no long objects inside the car, so in the end I took off one of the windscreen wiper blades, launched myself into the back of the car, grunting and swearing, poking the wiper around until I finally flipped up the lock.
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