anti-icing

adjective
an·ti-ic·ing | \ˌan-tē-ˈī-siŋ, ˌan-tī-\

Definition of anti-icing 

: serving to prevent the accumulation of ice anti-icing fluid The suit alleges that the aircraft's operators … failed to properly use anti-icing equipment.— Abbott Koloff

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1937, in the meaning defined above

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