[syn: windshield wiper, windscreen wiper, wiper, wiper blade]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Wiper \Wip"er\, n.
1. One who, or that which, wipes.
2. Something used for wiping, as a towel or rag.
3. (Mach.) A piece generally projecting from a rotating or
swinging piece, as an axle or rock shaft, for the purpose
of raising stampers, lifting rods, or the like, and
leaving them to fall by their own weight; a kind of cam.
4. (Firearms) A rod, or an attachment for a rod, for holding
a rag with which to wipe out the bore of the barrel.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a worker who wipes
2: contact consisting of a conducting arm that rotates over a
series of fixed contacts and comes to rest on an outlet [syn:
wiper, wiper arm, contact arm]
3: a mechanical device that cleans the windshield [syn:
windshield wiper, windscreen wiper, wiper, wiper