splash guard
noun Date: 1926 a flap suspended behind a rear wheel to prevent tire splash from muddying windshields of following vehicles

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Splash guard — may refer to: An attachment to a snorkel Mudflap, on a vehicle Face shield, on a helmet Splatter guard, on cookware Shower splash guard Any of various devices (such as a dyke/levee) used in construction to prevent/reduce splash damage See also… …   Wikipedia

  • splash guard — n AmE a flat piece of rubber hanging behind the wheel of a vehicle to prevent mud being thrown up …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • splash guard — splash′ guard n. aum a large flap behind a rear tire to prevent mud, water, etc., from being splashed on the following vehicle • Etymology: 1925–30 …   From formal English to slang

  • splash guard — ☆ splash guard n. a flap hung behind a wheel of a motor vehicle to stop water, stones, etc. from splashing the vehicle body …   English World dictionary

  • splash guard — noun a curved piece above the wheel of a bicycle or motorcycle to protect the rider from water or mud thrown up by the wheels • Syn: ↑mudguard, ↑splash guard • Hypernyms: ↑fender, ↑wing • Part Holonyms: ↑motorcycle, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • splash-guard — noun a curved piece above the wheel of a bicycle or motorcycle to protect the rider from water or mud thrown up by the wheels • Syn: ↑mudguard, ↑splash guard • Hypernyms: ↑fender, ↑wing • Part Holonyms: ↑motorcycle, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • splash guard — See splash shield mud flap …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • splash guard — A flap or apron attached to the fender of a motor vehicle so as to minimize the spray or splash of water or mud to the rear of the vehicle. People v Kiser, 112 Cal App 2d 903, 254 P2d 1125 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • splash guard — a large flap behind a rear tire to prevent mud, water, etc., from being splashed on the following vehicle. Also called mudguard, mud flap. [1925 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • splash guard — noun (C) AmE a flat piece of rubber hanging behind the wheel of a vehicle to prevent mud being thrown up; mudflap BrE …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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