windshield (plural windshields)

  1. (North America) A transparent screen made of glass, located at the front and back of a vehicle in front of its occupants to protect them from the wind and weather.
    The freezing rain covered our windshield with ice and we couldn't see a thing.
  2. A cover for a microphone to exclude airy noises such as wind and breathing.
Synonyms Related terms Translations Translations
  • French: bonnette anti-vent
  • German: Windschutz, Mikrofon-Windschutz
  • Portuguese: pára-brisas
  • Spanish: cortavientos

windshield (windshields, present participle windshielding; past and past participle windshielded)

  1. (transitive) To install a windshield on.

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