transitive verb Date: 1904 to remove fog or condensed moisture from <
defog a windshield
defogger noun

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  • defog — verb Defog is used with these nouns as the object: ↑windscreen …   Collocations dictionary

  • defog — /dee fog , fawg /, v.t., defogged, defogging. 1. to remove the fog or moisture from (a car window, mirror, etc.). 2. Informal. to make intelligible, specific, or obvious; clarify: In a lengthy interview the mayor defogged the issues in the… …   Universalium

  • defog — verb a) to remove the moisture or fog from. b) to make intelligible. See Also: defogger …   Wiktionary

  • defog — de|fog [di:ˈfɔg US ˈfa:g, ˈfo:g] v past tense and past participle defogged present participle defogging [T] AmE to remove mist from the windows inside a car, by using heat British Equivalent: demist …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • defog — v. remove fog from something; make something clear …   English contemporary dictionary

  • defog — verb defogged, defogging (T) AmE to remove the condensation from the window inside a car, by using heat or warm air; demist BrE …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • defog — de·fog …   English syllables

  • defog — de•fog [[t]diˈfɒg, ˈfɔg[/t]] v. t. fogged, fog•ging cvb to remove the fog or moisture from (a window, mirror, etc.) • Etymology: 1900–05 de•fog′ger, n …   From formal English to slang

  • defog — The action of removing mist or condensation from the inside of a window or the outside of a mirror by means of blowing air or heated wires imbedded in the glass. The British term is demist. See defogger …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • defog — verb free from mist demist the car windows • Syn: ↑demist • Derivationally related forms: ↑demister (for: ↑demist) • Hypernyms: ↑change, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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