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Definition of "deice" []

  • To make or keep free of ice; melt ice from: deiced the plane's wings before takeoff. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "deice" in a sentence
  • "The flight data recorder indicated airplane deice, which is a system in the airplane that helps deice those wings and windshields and surfaces on that aircraft, that the airplane deice was selected in the on position."
  • "Thus I agree with President Clinton forgo trying to deice a stonehenge block of artic ice."
  • "But for BAA to "underestimate" the time it takes to deice a stand..."