demister

[ dee-mis-ter ]
/ diˈmɪs tər /

noun

Chiefly British. defroster (def. 2).
a type of defroster for the side window of an automobile.

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Origin of demister

First recorded in 1935–40; de- + mist + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for demister

demister
/ (diːˈmɪstə) /

noun

a device incorporating a heater and/or blower used in a motor vehicle to free the windscreen of condensation
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