Definition of windshield
: a transparent screen (as of glass) that protects the occupants of a vehicle; especially : one in front of the occupants
Examples of windshield in a Sentence
The car had a damaged windshield.
Recent Examples of windshield from the Web
After BSO Fire Rescue got the 39-year-old man through the windshield, he was taken to Memorial Regional Hospital as a Level 2 (not outwardly serious) trauma patient, said BSO Fire Rescue’s Mike Jachles.
The Cadillac had no inspection sticker on its front windshield, had damage to its driver’s side front quarter panel and was missing the Cadillac emblem on its front grille.
The transponder should be placed on the inside of the car windshield.
The film wiped my memory, my faculties and my windshield clean sometime around minute 40 of its 146 minutes.
One craft apparently came right up to the windshield of his grandparents’ car.
To help off-roaders chronicle their exploits, there is a GoPro video camera mount on the windshield.
The one carrying him to his final resting place had to stop several times along the way to clear flowers tossed onto the windshield.
The Chevy emblem was missing from the grill and the windshield was cracked, police reports say.
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First Known Use of windshield
WINDSHIELD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of windshield for English Language Learners
: the window at the front of a car, truck, etc., that protects the driver and passengers
: a piece of glass above the handlebars of a motorcycle that protects the rider
WINDSHIELD Defined for Kids
Definition of windshield for Students
: a clear screen (as of glass) attached to the body of a vehicle (as a car) in front of the riders to protect them from the wind
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