One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1US a projecting structure for protecting a bridge, pier, etc., from floating ice.
2Aeronautics (chiefly historical) a wire grid fitted in the intake of an aircraft engine, so that any ice forms on the grid rather than in the engine.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in American Railroad Journal.
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