Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A shield or protection against the force of the wind.
“Its rays through the wind-shield, which felt gloriously warm on my face at the beginning of the ride, are now uncomfortably hot, and I feel like an ant under a magnifying glass about to be incinerated.”
““Not today,” I say, pointing to the Vegas Strip outside my wind-shield.”
“When 3R-C vehicle is in motion, the canopy becomes an enveloping wind-shield that provides the pilot, who sits low in the vehicle, with significant protection from the bodywork and doors.”
“When he had run his thumbs along the wind-shield, he had jumped very slowly, ponderously on the hood of the car, his feet landing with the soft thud of a hardcover book with one thousand seven hundred and twelve pages.”
“As for the paddling conditions — well, he said, it all looked workable from the wind-shield of a Super Cub.”
“Ice froze over even more, then squinted out the wind-shield at the rising sun.”
“Neck stretched, she inched forward, wind-shield wipers flying, every one of her fingers hooked around the top of the steering wheel.”
“He stood on his wind-shield wrenching the wheel that swayed up over his head.”
“Ali pointed his gun at a shuttle van approaching the hotel on Lexington Avenue and when the van refused to stop, he put two rounds through the wind-shield, killing the driver, who slumped forward over the steering wheel as the van picked up speed, veered up onto the sidewalk, and slammed into the front of the hotel.”
“A deer stared peacefully at Kirsten through the rain-splattered wind-shield.”
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