- A transparent glass or plastic covering used to protect the occupant of an aircraft from the wind and the rain while allowing forward vision. Also called a windscreen.
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windshield — noun Windshield is used before these nouns: ↑fluid, ↑wiper Windshield is used after these nouns: ↑automobile … Collocations dictionary
windshield — UK [ˈwɪn(d)ˌʃiːld] / US [ˈwɪn(d)ˌʃɪld] noun [countable] Word forms windshield : singular windshield plural windshields American a windscreen … English dictionary
windshield — [[t]wɪ̱ndʃiːld[/t]] windshields N COUNT The windshield of a car or other vehicle is the glass window at the front through which the driver looks. [AM] (in BRIT, use windscreen) … English dictionary
windshield — noun Date: 1902 a transparent screen (as of glass) in front of the occupants of a vehicle … New Collegiate Dictionary