splash guard


Definition of splash guard

: a flap suspended behind a rear wheel to prevent tire splash from muddying windshields of following vehicles

Examples of splash guard in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The garbage-disposal splash guard—the rubber flanges around the drain that prevent food particles from coming back up—can be a major source of gunk and odor. Kristina Mcguirk, Better Homes & Gardens, 3 Sep. 2021 This unit, being a batch-feed disposal, doesn’t have a splash guard, so waste is very easily inserted through the drain unobstructed. Bradley Ford, Popular Mechanics, 26 Aug. 2021 In addition to a dough hook, the Cooklee also comes with a whisk, paddle, all-important splash guard and more. Jeremy Repanich, Robb Report, 21 June 2021 Your purchase also comes with the signature heavy-duty stainless-steel bowl, a splash guard with a pour spout and a recipe book. Kelley Macdonald, USA TODAY, 20 Mar. 2021 The hospital is accepting donations of those items, as well as: face masks with a splash guard or visor, isolation or surgical gowns, exam gloves, hand sanitizer, soap, shoe covers, surgical cap-style hair nets, and other items. Jesus Jimenez, Dallas News, 31 Mar. 2020 How to Clean a Garbage Disposal Rubber Flange That garbage disposal rubber splash guard can get gross. Laura Kostelny, Country Living, 17 Jan. 2020 Waste to be disposed fell effortlessly through the pleated rubber splash guard. Bradley Ford, Popular Mechanics, 25 Sep. 2019 Besides the ProPilot Assist package, the only other extras on our Leaf SL were the premium Scarlet Ember (red) exterior paint ($395); splash guards ($190); and carpeted floor and cargo mats ($190). G. Chambers Williams Iii, Houston Chronicle, 22 June 2018

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First Known Use of splash guard

1926, in the meaning defined above

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“Splash guard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/splash%20guard. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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