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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To remove condensed water vapor from: defog a windshield.

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  • v. to remove the moisture or fog from.
  • v. to make intelligible.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. free from mist

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Without such control, drivers may not be able to defog or defrost the vehicles' windshields.

    Recall: 2011 Buick LaCrosse and Cadillac SRX - Buggy defrosters

  • Yes, they have heaters behind the mirrors that perfectly defog it in key spots.

    Further Proof that the Japanese Think of Everything | clusterflock

  • Burton turned on the wipers and pressed the defog button.

    Temporary Wife

  • Especially troublesome when trying to defog the windshield on rainy or humid days in the 70s.

    USATODAY.com News

  • You also need defog for the place, or so the game says.

    Video Games Blogger

  • Color effects include defog, which mimics the use of a CPL filter, and sketch, which gives video a pencil drawing feel.

    Gizmodo

  • Math and science night adds up to fun, education at Woods Cross century class needs to get out into the 'real world', roll down its glasses and defog them of media saturation if it is to have any real redeeming ...

    Discourages Student Engagement

  • Bangalore: Beginning today, DNA will interact every week with experts on traffic, crime, and law and order issues to defog citizens 'concerns.

    Daily News & Analysis

  • Using phonics to help pupils learn to read century class needs to get out into the 'real world', roll down its glasses and defog them of media saturation if it is to have any real redeeming ...

    Discourages Student Engagement

  • Factory backlight, rear defog, recirc, AC ON, and dial indicators are changed to red or blue LEDs

    NASIOC

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