crash helmet


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crash helmet

n.
A padded helmet, as one worn by bicyclists, motorcyclists, or aviators, to protect the head in case of accident.
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crash helmet

n
(Clothing & Fashion) a padded helmet worn for motorcycling, flying, bobsleighing, etc, to protect the head in a crash
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crash′ hel`met


n.
a helmet to protect the head, worn by motorcyclists, automobile racers, etc.
[1915–20]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.crash helmet - a padded helmet worn by people riding bicycles or motorcyclescrash helmet - a padded helmet worn by people riding bicycles or motorcycles; protects the head in case of accidents
helmet - a protective headgear made of hard material to resist blows
skid lid - a crash helmet
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Translations

crash helmet

ncasco (di protezione)
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