bulletproof vest

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Related to bulletproof vest: Kevlar
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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
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(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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Under current regulations, railway police carry a gun and a baton with them while on duty, and law enforcement officers do not have to wear a bulletproof vest when patrolling train stations.
This is how the newspaper story went, and I quote '...Police bullets harmlessly bounced off Gerald Wambugu's (alias Wanugu) bulletproof vest.'
Charles Ferris, 50, and Christopher Hicks, 38, were drinking last weekend when they came up with the bright idea to shoot themselves while wearing a bulletproof vest.
Burgos, who was then wearing a bulletproof vest, fell on the ground, as another policeman, PO1 Pablo Caraga, returned fire and hit Adiong.
In the haste to join the rest of the squad, ASI Riaz forgot his bulletproof vest in the station.
A Chicago police officer was hospitalized after being shot in his bulletproof vest following a traffic stop on the city's South Side.
He suddenly drew his caliber .38 revolver and fired twice towards the police operatives hitting Inspector Elona's bulletproof vest near his armpit," said Tolentino.
A Ukrainian man accidentally shot himself fatally while testing a bulletproof vest. The horrific incident was filmed by his friend.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) Co-Chair Figen YE-ksekday- has said she frequently receives advice from her family members to wear a bulletproof vest during meetings and rallies.
* The first bulletproof vest (Kevlar bulletproof vest) was invented in 1965 by a woman named Stephanie Kwolek.
It is understood a handgun, ammunition and a bulletproof vest were also found during the search.
The defendant said he finished off the outfit by adding a bulletproof vest, boots and a hat he bought from a tailor for Dhs180.