demister

demister
de|mist|er [ di`mıstər ] noun count or uncount BRITISH
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  • Demister — may refer to: Demister (SCUBA), a product used to clear a scuba mask of fog Demister (vapor), a device that removes entrained liquid droplets from a gas stream Window demister, a heating device fitted to rear windows of modern automobiles to… …   Wikipedia

  • demister — UK [diːˈmɪstə(r)] / US [dɪˈmɪstər] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms demister : singular demister plural demisters British a piece of equipment in a car that blows out air to remove condensation from the windows …   English dictionary

  • demister — demist ► VERB Brit. ▪ clear condensation from. DERIVATIVES demister noun …   English terms dictionary

  • Demister (SCUBA) — A demister is a substance applied to transparent surfaces to stop them from becoming fogged with mist deposit, often referred to as fog. Scuba divers often spit into their masks and then wash the surface quickly with water to prevent mist buildup …   Wikipedia

  • Demister (Vapor) — A demister, is a device often fitted to vapor liquid separator vessels to enhance the removal of liquid droplets entrained in a vapor stream. Demisters may be a mesh type coalescer, vane pack or other structure intended to aggregate the mist into …   Wikipedia

  • Demister (vapor) — A typical, large scale, vapor liquid separator as used in oil refineries, petrochemical and chemical plants A demister, is a device often fitted to vapor liquid separator vessels to enhance the removal of liquid droplets entrained in a vapor… …   Wikipedia

  • demister — /dee mis teuhr/, n. 1. Chiefly Brit. defroster (def. 2). 2. a type of defroster for the side window of an automobile. [1935 40; DE + MIST + ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • demister — noun a) A part of the ventilation system in motor cars that blows hot, dry air against the inside of a windscreen to prevent, or remove condensation b) Any of various devices that removes droplets of water from air …   Wiktionary

  • Demister — De|mịs|ter [auch dɪ mɪstə[r]; ↑ de engl. mist = Nebel], der; s, ; Syn.: Feuchtigkeitsabscheider, Entnebler: mechanische Vorrichtungen in Rohrsystemen, Kolonnen u. dgl., die die Abscheidung feinster Flüssigkeitströpfchen aus Gasen u. Dämpfen… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • demister — n. device that removes mist …   English contemporary dictionary

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