transitive verb Date: 1934 to rid or keep free of ice <
deice an airplane's wings
deicer noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • deice — de*ice v. t. to remove ice or frost from. Syn: defrost. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • deice — /dee uys /, v.t., deiced, deicing. to free of ice; prevent or remove ice formation on, as the wing of an airplane. Also, de ice. [1930 35; DE + ICE] * * * …   Universalium

  • deice — verb To remove the ice from something …   Wiktionary

  • deice — v. remove ice from …   English contemporary dictionary

  • deice — de·ice …   English syllables

  • deice — de•ice or de ice [[t]diˈaɪs[/t]] v. t. iced, ic•ing chem. to prevent or remove ice formation, as on the wing of an airplane • Etymology: 1930–35 de•ic′er n …   From formal English to slang

  • deice — verb make or become free of frost or ice Defrost the car window • Syn: ↑defrost, ↑de ice • Derivationally related forms: ↑deicer, ↑defroster (for: ↑defrost) …   Useful english dictionary

  • deice control — Device for operating a refrigerating system in such a way as to provide melting of the accumulated ice and frost …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • deicer — noun heater that removes ice or frost (as from a windshield or a refrigerator or the wings of an airplane) • Syn: ↑defroster • Derivationally related forms: ↑deice, ↑defrost (for: ↑defroster) • Topics: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • defrost — v. t. To remove the frost or ice from; as, to defrost the car window; to defrost a refrigerator. Syn: deice. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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