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defog

[dee-fog, -fawg] /diˈfɒg, -ˈfɔg/
verb (used with object), 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 transit strike.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; de- + fog1
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  • One rheostat controls the main air-conditioning fan flow rate, and a second rheostat controls the window defog fan velocity.

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