wiper

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noun wip·er \ˈwī-pər\

Definition of wiper

  1. 1 :  a person who wipes

  2. 2 a :  something (as a towel or sponge) used for wiping b :  a moving contact for making connections with the terminals of an electrical device (as a rheostat) c :  a usually motor-driven arm with a flexible blade for wiping a window (as the windshield of an automobile or airplane)

1552

First Known Use of wiper

1552



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