Definition of demist in English:

demist

verb

[WITH OBJECT]British
  • Clear condensation from (a vehicle's windscreen)

    ‘the cabin should be fitted with demisting equipment’
    • ‘Its problem is that the heater system is inadequate to demist the front windscreen.’
    • ‘Why does my car's ventilation system demist the windscreen more quickly when I turn on the air cooling?’
    • ‘All the windows on the car are glass (including the rear) and they all feature ‘invisible’ heating elements to promote rapid demisting and defrosting.’
    • ‘‘We had to provide equipment to demist it, otherwise you'd only have seen them through Scotch mist,’ Masters said.’

Pronunciation

demist

/diːˈmɪst/