safety helmet

safety helmet
Any helmet designed to protect the head from accidental injury, such as a bicycle helmet or construction helmet.

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  • safety helmet — /ˈseɪfti hɛlmət/ (say sayftee helmuht) noun a metal or plastic protective hat having a reinforced crown, and worn on construction sites. Also, hard hat …  

  • helmet — [n] headgear armor, busby, crash helmet, hard hat, hat, head protector, kepi, safety helmet, shako; concept 451 …   New thesaurus

  • Helmet — For other uses, see Helmet (disambiguation). A woman wearing a cycling helmet A helmet is a form of protective gear worn on the head to protect it from injuries. Ceremonial or symbolic helmets (e.g., English policeman s helmet) without protective …   Wikipedia

  • safety — safe|ty [ seıfti ] noun *** ▸ 1 fact something is safe ▸ 2 safe place/situation ▸ 3 safe way to behave ▸ 4 in football ▸ 5 part of gun ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) uncount the fact that a thing is safe to do or use: Do we know enough about the safety of… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • safety */*/*/ — UK [ˈseɪftɪ] / US noun Word forms safety : singular safety plural safeties 1) [uncountable] the fact that a thing is safe to do or use safety of: Do we know enough about the safety of these vaccines? Their cars have a reputation for safety and… …   English dictionary

  • safety — n. (pl. ies) 1 the condition of being safe; freedom from danger or risks. 2 (attrib.) a designating any of various devices for preventing injury from machinery (safety bar; safety lock). b designating items of protective clothing (safety helmet) …   Useful english dictionary

  • helmet — /ˈhɛlmət / (say helmuht) noun 1. a defensive covering for the head as: a. any of various forms of protective head covering worn by soldiers, firefighters, divers, etc. b. → safety helmet. c. → crash helmet. d. medieval armour for the hea …  

  • safety*/*/*/ — [ˈseɪfti] noun [U] 1) the fact that something is safe to do or use Their cars have a reputation for safety and reliability.[/ex] a safety helmet/harness[/ex] The airline has a poor safety record (= a record of how safe something has been in the… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • helmet — Synonyms and related words: achievement, aegis, alerion, animal charge, annulet, argent, arm guard, armorial bearings, armory, arms, azure, backstop, bandeau, bar, bar sinister, baton, bearings, bend, bend sinister, billet, blazon, blazonry,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • safety — Synonyms and related words: aegis, arm guard, assurance, backstop, buffer, bulwark, bumper, contraceptive, copyright, cover, crash helmet, cushion, dashboard, defense, dodger, eye, face mask, fender, finger guard, foot guard, fuse, goggles,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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