helmet

  1. armor plate that protects the head
  2. a protective headgear made of hard material to resist blows

Helmet

A helmet is a form of protective gear worn to protect the head from injuries. Ceremonial or symbolic helmets (e.g. UK policeman`s helmet) without protective function are sometimes used. The oldest known use of helmets was by Assyrian soldiers in 900BC, who wore thick leather or bronze helmets to protect the head from blunt object and sword blows ....
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helmet

(from the article `baseball`) The catcher wears a helmet, a barred mask with a hanging throat guard, a padded chest protector, and lightweight guards covering the knees, shins, ... ...from their own long hair and leather nose guards. The first headgear, in 1896, consisted simply of three leather straps. It evolved into ... [2 related...
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helmet

(from the article `heraldry`) On top of the shield is placed the helmet, upon which the crest is fastened by a wreath, coronet, or chapeau. Originally everything in heraldry was ...
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helmet

[n] - armor plate that protects the head 2. [n] - a protective headgear made of hard material to resist blows
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Helmet

• (n.) A helmet-shaped hat, made of cork, felt, metal, or other suitable material, worn as part of the uniform of soldiers, firemen, etc., also worn in hot countries as a protection from the heat of the sun. • (n.) The upper part of a retort. • (n.) A defensive covering for the head. See Casque, Headpiece, Morion, Sallet, and Illust....
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helmet

noun a protective headgear made of hard material to resist blows
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Helmet

[heraldry] In heraldic achievements, the helmet or helm is situated above the shield and bears the torse and crest. The style of helmet displayed varies according to rank and social status, and these styles developed over time, in step with the development of actual military helmets. In some traditions, especially German and Nordic heraldry...
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Helmet

Hel'met noun [ Old French helmet , a dim of helme , French heaume ; of Teutonic origin; confer German helm , akin to Anglo-Saxon & Old Saxon helm , Dutch helm , helmet , Icelandic hjālmr , Swedish hjelm , Danish hielm , G...
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helmet

1. A defensive covering for the head. See Casque, Headpiece, Morion, Sallet, and Illust. Of Beaver. ... 2. The representation of a helmet over shields or coats of arms, denoting gradations of rank by modifications of form. ... 3. A helmet-shaped hat, made of cork, felt, metal, or other suitable material, worn as part of the uniform of soldiers, fir...
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Helmet

A hard-shell protective device worn on the head while riding OHVs, mountain bikes, horses, etc., or while in-line skating.
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Helmet

A helmet, an article of armour for the protection of the head, traditionally composed of leather or of metals, in modern times more usually made of synthetic compositie materials. Some of Homer's heroes are represented as wearing brazen helmets, with towering crests. Among the Romans the cassis was a metallic helmet; the galea, a leathern one. The ...
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Helmet

A rigid respiratory inlet covering that also provides head protection against impact and penetration. OSHA Definition
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helmet

defensive covering for the head, one of the most universal forms of armour. Helmets are usually thought of as military equipment, but they are also ... [5 related articles]
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Helmet

developed in the early 1800s, the original firefighter helmets were felt caps and did nothing more than keep water off the firefighters face. Later editions of the fire helmet included leather, metal, fiberglass, and most departments are currently using a form of plastic composite. More information under Bunker gear.
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Helmet

developed in the early 19th century, the original firefighter helmets were felt caps and did nothing more than keep water off the firefighters face. Later editions of the fire helmet included leather, metal, fiberglass, and most departments are currently using a form of plastic composite. More information under Bunker gear.
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Helmet

Helmet is slang for the tip of the penis.
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Helmet

Helmets are now considered essential safety wear by most skiers or snowboarders. They are particularly important for beginners, children and in icy conditions.
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Helmet

Helmets are worn by the batsmen to protect their heads from the ball. See also protective equipment.
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Helmet

In heraldry, the representation of a helmet over shields or coats of arms, denotes gradations of rank by modifications of the form: 1. The king's or sovereign's helmet was to be of burnished gold, affronty, i.e. full-faced, with six bars, or grilles, and lined with crimson. 2. The helmets of nobles (dukes, marquises, earls, viscounts, and barons), ...
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Helmet

In mediaeval armour a helmet was an open-faced armour for the head. The Helmet evolved from the helm, with an opening cut into the front replacing the previous eye slits and perforations.
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Helmet

Protective or ceremonial head-cover for soldiers.
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helmet

Protective utilitarian head covering, often with a strap that goes under the chin. It is worn for activities where the head might be damaged, such as building work, horse riding, motorcycling, or by...
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Helmet

Safety headwear that must meet certain standards to be worn
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HELMET

Use(ful)(less) augmentation to the skull. Typically, a hard outer shell bonded to a layer of crushable polystyrene. The bird of prey look predominates at the high end, the bowl look, lower down. The more holes the better, for rider comfort and manufacturer profit. Designers are reportedly working on a model which simply consists of a strap and a sh...
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