life vest

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: vest - life preserver consisting of a sleeveless jacket of buoyant or inflatable designlife vest - life preserver consisting of a sleeveless jacket of buoyant or inflatable design
flotation device, life preserver, preserver - rescue equipment consisting of a buoyant belt or jacket to keep a person from drowning
air jacket, Mae West - an inflatable life jacket
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When they took us to put on the life vest, that part was very scary because we didn't know how we were getting across to the pier.
In the video, dubbed 'Runway to Runway,' viewers are shown how to wear the life vest, fasten the seatbelt, put the oxygen mask on, or brace for impact, but the setting is about far more than just a normal flight.
The woman in the life vest looks through binoculars;
Lewoczko was not wearing a life vest, Carver said, and asked those using waterways to remember to wear life vests, which are effective in preventing drowning after a boating mishap.
Easily repacked and maintained, this life vest must be manually placed around the head after inflation and is therefore recommended for competent swimmers only.
Only the red life vest was missing and that's because they always have to remain at the life boat station in case of an emergency launch when all the crew members must have all their life saving equipment with them.
The wide band successfully kept the life vest in place, even as our dogs ran, swam, and repeatedly leaped into the pool.
To keep herself afloat, she plied her most trusted materials--paper, hot glue, and acrylic paint--and fashioned a Goyard life vest.
Underneath, the little girl was still wearing her pink winter coat and the life vest with the cartoon characters that had failed to save her.
At a short hearing in Ruthin coroner John Gittins said that he was wearing a life vest when found.
Life Vest Inside's Dance for Kindness flash mob takes to the streets.
Boaters should also wear an appropriate life vest in areas with high boat traffic, in severe weather or water conditions, and when boating offshore.