Meaning of FENDER in English

FENDER

(~s)

1.

A ~ is a low metal wall built around a fireplace, which stops any coals that fall out of the fire from rolling onto the carpet.

...a brass ~.

= guard

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2.

A ~ is the same as a fireguard .

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3.

The ~s of a car are the parts of the body over the wheels. (AM; in BRIT, use wing )

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4.

The ~ of a car is a bar at the front or back that protects the car if it bumps into something. (AM; in BRIT, use bumper )

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5.

The ~s of a boat are objects which hang against the outside and protect it from damage when it comes next to a harbour wall or another boat.

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