bulletproof vest


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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bulletproof vest - a vest capable of resisting the impact of a bulletbulletproof vest - a vest capable of resisting the impact of a bullet
body armor, body armour, cataphract, coat of mail, suit of armor, suit of armour - armor that protects the wearer's whole body
vest, waistcoat - a man's sleeveless garment worn underneath a coat
Translations
صِدارٌ مُقاوِمٌ للرَّصاص
neprůstřelná vesta
golyóálló mellény
nepriestreľná vesta
kurşun geçirmez yelek

bullet

(ˈbulit) noun
a piece of metal etc fired from certain hand guns. He was killed by machine-gun bullets.
ˈbulletproof
ajdective that can stop bullets from penetrating it.
bulletproof vest noun
a sleeveless jacket for protecting the body from bullets.
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The defendant said he finished off the outfit by adding a bulletproof vest, boots and a hat he bought from a tailor for Dhs180.
Bulletproof vest THE bulletproof vest can protect against shotguns, sub-machine guns and handguns, as well as withstanding some knife attacks.
Two thugs burst in and opened fire as Gilligan fled to the bathroom - but the 61-year-old cheated death because he was wearing a bulletproof vest.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian defense researchers, inspired by fish scales, have designed and developed a new type of hi-tech bulletproof vest which protects the soldiers against bullets fired from close range and different angles.
New York, August 14 ( ANI ): Detroit female cops were recently left embarrassed when an assistant police commander mistakenly emailed a file containing bra sizes, that were collected for bulletproof vest fittings, to the entire police force.
There are strange people about but I have no bulletproof vest on.
How can a bulletproof vest worn by a senior officer go missing?
In January his handgun went off in his legislative office, firing into a bulletproof vest hanging in the middle of the door to the reception area.
At the store, they discovered that a man had tried to rob the store and had been shot by a store clerk who was armed and wearing a bulletproof vest.
I recalled a friend's joke that my getup should've come equipped with a bulletproof vest, but as it turned out, polyester was tough enough to deflect the ammunition deployed by overalls-clad members of the Iowa Pork Producers Associates: sticky slices of bologna and pimento loaf.
LARRY WALKER, Colorado outfielder, on why he wears a bulletproof vest on his civilian "ride-alongs" with the police in his spare time: "You never know when a serial killer may decide to pop by for a visit.