bulletproof vest

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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
صِدارٌ مُقاوِمٌ للرَّصاص
neprůstřelná vesta
golyóálló mellény
nepriestreľná vesta
kurşun geçirmez yelek


(ˈbulit) noun
a piece of metal etc fired from certain hand guns. He was killed by machine-gun bullets.
ajdective that can stop bullets from penetrating it.
bulletproof vest noun
a sleeveless jacket for protecting the body from bullets.
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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.
Bulletproof vest THE bulletproof vest can protect against shotguns, sub-machine guns and handguns, as well as withstanding some knife attacks.
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