windshield wiper

noun

Definition of windshield wiper

US
: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

windshield play
  1. : a transparent screen (as of glass) that protects the occupants of a vehicle

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)


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