windscreen wiper

noun

Definition of windscreen wiper

British
: a long, thin piece of rubber on a metal frame that moves back and forth and pushes water, snow, etc., off the surface of the window at the front of a car, truck, etc.

Word by Word Definitions

windscreen play
  1. : a screen that protects against the wind

  2. : windshield

wiper play
  1. : a person who wipes

  2. : something (such as a towel or sponge) used for wiping

  3. : a moving contact for making connections with the terminals of an electrical device (such as a rheostat)

  1. : a hybrid striped bass that is a cross between a female striped bass (Morone saxatilis) and a male white bass (Morone chrysops) and is silvery-white with dark usually discontinuous or irregular horizontal stripes along the sides —called also palmetto bass, whiterock bass — compare sunshine bass


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