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demister

[dee-mis-ter] /diˈmɪs tər/
noun
1.
Chiefly British, defroster (def 2).
2.
a type of defroster for the side window of an automobile.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40; de- + mist + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for de-mister

demister

/diːˈmɪstə/
noun
1.
a device incorporating a heater and/or blower used in a motor vehicle to free the windscreen of condensation
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