plural -s
: a device serving to prevent ice formation especially on an airplane (such as a slinger ring, a windshield sprayer, a pump forcing alcohol and glycerin into the throat of a carburetor, or a thermal device) supplying the leading edges of wings and tail with heated air

Word History


anti- entry 1 + ice + -er

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“Anti-icer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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