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noun as in headgear

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These goggles—in conjunction with a lightweight helmet, huge zippers on my ski pants, and air-permeable insulation layers—allow me to just rip off my skins, throw them in my pack, adjust my boots and bindings, and descend as fast as possible.

Scientists from Kernel, a neurotech company near Los Angeles, have invented a helmet, just now hitting the market, that is essentially a portable brain scanner that can pick up activity in certain brain areas.

Glancey’s attorney didn’t answer questions about which helmet the plaintiff bought, or when.

In a melee at the West Terrace of the Capitol building, Fanone had his helmet removed and was dragged down a set of steps by rioters.

City law requires users to wear helmets and have a driver’s license.

Sweat poured from underneath his helmet and down the thin points of his sandy blond hair.

The job done, Ryan went on to the next job with that thin black band around his helmet, as always.

Luckily for us, Mr. Hennessey had been attempting to document his bike trip with a helmet-fastened GoPro camera.

Your Advanced Combat Helmet weighs seven pounds and the back pads press furiously into the corners of your skull.

Witnesses also reported seeing a man on a motorcycle with a rare helmet in the area shortly before the bodies were discovered.

The Spaniard was standing in the dim light of the hall, dressed in sombre black armor; but the red plumes danced on his helmet.

Spitzhase had begun to feel very uncomfortable, for now the miner proceeded to adjust the glass helmet to his head.

A golden shield had he, and a gold-wrought helmet, & a short red kirtle over his shirt of mail.

It is clear from literary evidence that the helmet (helm) and coat of chain mail (byrne) were also in common use.

Of course we must do so for the future, though I hope to be able to borrow a Prussian helmet with luck before I come home again.


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On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to helmet, such as: armor, hard hat/hardhat, hat, busby, kepi, and shako.

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