a device used to prevent the forming of ice, as on an airplane propeller.
a fluid used in such a device.
a device fitted to an aircraft to prevent the formation of ice Compare de-icer
a person who cherishes or pursues high or noble principles, purposes, goals, etc. Synonyms: optimist, perfectionist, reformer, visionary, utopianist. Antonyms: pragmatist, skeptic, cynic. a visionary or impractical person. Synonyms: romantic, romanticist, dreamer, stargazer. Antonyms: realist, materialist. a person who represents things as they might or should be rather than as they are: My friend is […]
the cherishing or pursuit of high or noble principles, purposes, goals, etc. the practice of idealizing. something idealized; an ideal representation. Fine Arts. treatment of subject matter in a work of art in which a mental conception of beauty or form is stressed, characterized usually by the selection of particular features of various models and […]
of or relating to or . Contemporary Examples At first blush, it seems like a rare self-abnegating and idealistic move by a corporate giant. CVS Quits Tobacco to Become a Medical Giant Daniel Gross February 4, 2014 Americans have always had an idealistic streak, reflected both in the instruction in schools and in political rhetoric. […]
a molecular arrangement on an antibody that is the counterpart of that on a different antibody, thus making one an antigen to the other.