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windshield wiper [1 record]

Record 1 2018-12-12

English

Subject field(s)
  • Motor Vehicle and Bicycle Accessories
CONT

The first windshield wipers were operated manually by moving a lever inside the car back and forth. Today, most of us take our electric windshield wipers for granted. The wipers faithfully keep the window clear, moving back and forth across the windshield countless times as they sweep the water away.

CONT

A windscreen wiper (windshield wiper in North America) is a device used to wipe rain and dirt from a windscreen.

OBS

windshield wiper; wiper: terms officially approved by the Lexicon Project Committee (New Brunswick).

OBS

windscreen wiper: term proposed by the World Road Association.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Accessoires d'automobiles et de bicyclettes
DEF

Dispositif qui sert à nettoyer le pare-brise [...] d'un véhicule à moteur.

OBS

essuie-glace : terme uniformisé par le Comité du projet de lexiques (Nouveau-Brunswick).

OBS

essuie-glace : terme proposé par l'Association mondiale de la route.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Accesorios para vehículos automotores y bicicletas
DEF

Aparato que sirve para escurrir las gotas de lluvia que dificultan la visibilidad a través del parabrisas de los automóviles.

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