Meaning of windshield in English:



North American
  • A window at the front of the passenger compartment of a motor vehicle; a windscreen.

    • ‘Keep your headlights and your windshields clean.’
    • ‘In addition to testing exterior mirrors, vibration tests are also run on interior mirrors for convertibles that mount to windshields that are not supported by a header.’
    • ‘For example, if you have had three claims over the past three years, but they are small property claims, broken windshields or minor scratches repaired on the car, your policy will probably be okay.’
    • ‘This is because debris, wind, bugs or insects may still pass behind a windshield.’
    • ‘Replace wiper blades once a year or when they start to leave streaks across your windshield.’
    • ‘How does water flow down and then drain off a windshield during the de-icing phase?’
    • ‘The baby could fly through the windshield, hit the dashboard or be crushed by your body.’
    • ‘The windshields of NASA vehicles parked outside the building were shattered by the panels, which Kennedy described as flying shrapnel.’
    • ‘Other robots slot-and-tab the windshield frame and roof in place before they are welded.’
    • ‘There is no engine to see over, so the windshield area extends down to the floor.’
    • ‘Nadeem picked up a cloth from the dashboard and wiped the windshield, but the mist was on the outside of the glass.’
    • ‘Confederate flags rode beside American banners stuck on bumpers and windshields, the historical anachronism of the pairing apparently lost on the owners.’
    • ‘For military aircraft, windshields need further strengthening modifications, and some of the older aircraft are probably still vulnerable during bird strikes.’
    • ‘While tempered glass in side windows can be recycled, the glass in windshields and backlights needs to be separated from the laminate layers before it can be reused.’
    • ‘Window stickers, such as those already displayed on Volvo windshields, were mentioned.’
    • ‘The windshield is installed by robot while workers plop the rear window in place.’
    • ‘The theory is that an eagle dropped the fish, and it hit the windshield of an aircraft.’
    • ‘Other congregations have cleaned toilets at businesses, washed windshields of parked cars, fed parking meters and given away bottles of cold water as part of outreach programs.’
    • ‘The market decides whether cars have contiguous frames, shatterproof windshields, protected gas tanks, air bags or seatbelts, and what the height of SUV bumpers ought to be.’
    • ‘Apparently, more than one golfer at the course had a horrendous slice that was putting golf balls squarely onto the roofs and into the fenders and windshields of cars parked on the top level of a parking garage.’