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deicer

or de-ic·er

[ dee-ahy-ser ]
/ diˈaɪ sər /
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noun

a device or a chemical substance for preventing or removing ice.

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Origin of deicer

First recorded in 1930–35; deice + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for deicer

de-icer
/ (diːˈaɪsə) /

noun

a mechanical or thermal device designed to melt or stop the formation of ice on an aircraft, usually fitted to the aerofoil surfacesCompare anti-icer
a chemical or other substance used for this purpose, esp an aerosol that can be sprayed on car windscreens to remove ice or frost
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