Definition of anti–icer
: 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
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Origin and Etymology of anti–icer
1anti- + ice + -er
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