Definition of 'de-icing'
Example sentences containing 'de-icing'
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Tube bosses ran de-icing trains all through the night to stop points freezing. The Sun (2007)It did not have enough de-icing fluid. Times, Sunday Times (2010)His business moved into defrosting football pitches and then into aviation de-icing. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Heating strips and de-icing trains will be used this winter. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Aircraft that are expected to fly in such conditions are equipped with a de-icing system. Times, Sunday Times (2008)While new de-icing agents might not look so different, they can certainly smell different. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Belgium Brussels airport announced that it would ground all departing flights until tomorrow owing to a shortage of de-icing fluid for planes. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Definition of de-icing from the Collins English Dictionary
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