chinstrap

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chinstrap

(ˈtʃɪnstræp)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) a strap that goes under the chin
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The players buy into this religiously and it shows when they lock on their chinstraps and take out their hatred for the disciples of the political oppositions foot soldiers on a 100 yard gridiron.
Helmets with fastened chinstraps and safety glasses, goggles, or a face shield, have been shown to reduce the severity of injuries when crashes do occur.
Helmets with fastened chinstraps and safety glasses, goggles or a face shield have been shown to reduce the severity of injuries when crashes do occur.
in 1954 It took producer Elizabeth White a year to secure permission to visit the world's largest penguin colony of more than 1.5 million chinstraps. Very few people have ever set foot on the inhospitable terrain - although David can count himself among them.
Page after page after page of chinstraps, emperor, gentoo, et al.
The macaronis, gentoos, chinstraps, and every so often the Adelies breed and live on South Georgia.
These chinstraps are being sold by a company called MySnoringSolution.
Although he failed to catch a glimpse of the majestic Empire penguin, which breeds in the colder interiors, he made up for it by spotting enough number of Chinstraps and Gentoo penguins -- and, that's not all -- he also managed to spot a humpback whale in the icy, blue Antarctic waters, escape from the dangerous leopard seals and catch a glimpse of the fur seals, a close relative of the sea lions.
In the early 1990s, study coauthor Wayne Trivelpiece and his colleagues argued that shrinking ice masses might hurt icebound Adelie penguins (Pygoscelis adeliae), while the more free-roaming chinstraps (Pygoscelis antarctica) would hunt better with less ice.
There are a number of anti-snoring chinstraps available on the market, but whether or not they are actually effective is questionable.
Not, thankfully, so long as there are 22-year-old chinstraps with a BA (Hons) in braces and business studies, such as that rugby type Ben, from Belfast, last night.