Definition of deice
: to rid or keep free of ice deice an airplane's wings
Examples of deice in a Sentence
We watched while they deiced the plane before takeoff.
Recent Examples of deice from the Web
Airlines are deicing this morning but no major delays or cancellations due to weather.
Deicing protocols are in place so that will delay flights about 15 minutes, Montgomery said.
Alaska Airlines spokeswoman Bobbie Egan said the carrier had trouble getting some employees to the airport and that passengers faced delays because workers had to deice jets.
SAN JOSE — Two Alaska Airlines flight attendants fell ill Thursday night after being exposed to deicing agent residue during a flight from Seattle to San Jose, according to the airline.
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First Known Use of deice
DEICE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of deice for English Language Learners
: to remove ice from (something)
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