hard hat


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hard hat

n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) a hat made of a hard material for protection, worn esp by construction workers, equestrians, etc
2. (Building) informal chiefly US and Canadian a construction worker
adj
informal chiefly US characteristic of the presumed conservative attitudes and prejudices typified by construction workers

hard′ hat`

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n.
1. a protective helmet of metal or plastic, esp. as worn by construction or factory workers.
2. a construction worker, esp. a member of a construction workers' union.
3. Informal. a working-class conservative.
[1960–65]
hard′-hat`, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hard hat - a worker skilled in building offices or dwellings etc.hard hat - a worker skilled in building offices or dwellings etc.
artisan, journeyman, artificer, craftsman - a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft
2.hard hat - a lightweight protective helmet (plastic or metal) worn by construction workershard hat - a lightweight protective helmet (plastic or metal) worn by construction workers
helmet - a protective headgear made of hard material to resist blows
Translations

hard hat

n (for worker) → casco; (for horse rider) → cap m inv

hard hat

n casco (protector)
References in classic literature ?
With troubled eyes he looked for his round, hard hat, and put it on his round head.
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But what if sensors on your hard hat could monitor the air quality in real time, or monitor your location and alert people nearby?
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Hard Hat Hunter is an online construction-oriented forum that brings together employees, employers, job seekers, and industry and educational organizations to promote the sector.
Together Trico and Hard Hat will construct a second floor within the existing 21 foot high industrial building, effectively creating 94,000 net rentable square feet of Self-Storage space.
The Unite union say female wardens are given soft hats until they complete a probation period before being handed a hard hat.
Engineered to provide 24% more back-of-head coverage than standard Type I hard hats, the new North Force hard hat protects workers from potentially catastrophic head injuries due to slips and falls.
A MAN carrying a hard hat launched an unprovoked road-rage attack on a motorist in Coventry.
WITH her pink hard hat and sunny smile truck driver Lisa Doorly is being tipped as a top sign that things are looking up for builders.
For those jobs where a hard hat isn't required but there's still some danger of whacking your noggin, try a bump cap instead.
But he admits he once hit the roof when bosses told him to wear a hard hat to ride an elephant in India.