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.

crash helmet

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

crash′ hel`met


n.
a helmet to protect the head, worn by motorcyclists, automobile racers, etc.
[1915–20]
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
Translations

crash helmet

ncasco (di protezione)
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One is described as a male with olive skin, blue or green eyes, aged in his early 20s and wearing a dark blue crash helmet, yellow high vis top and dark trousers.
A CYCLIST who was saved by his crash helmet as he fell off his bike is on a mission to find the Good Samaritans who stopped to help.
But racer Shane O'Reilly refused to get in a rut - despite cracking his crash helmet and hurting his shoulder in the fall.
He said although a crash helmet was found nearby, they could not be sure if Jake had been wearing it at the time.
The woman was wearing a crash helmet, the Cyprus News Agency said.
Paramedics said his crash helmet had cracked on impact and he had suffered a nasty cut to his neck.
British driver Justin Wilson was killed in August after being struck on the crash helmet by a nose cone from another car during a race in the IndyCar Series.
I was too startled to observe much but the driver was definitely wearing a yellow fluorescent coat and a crash helmet.
And we LOVE the crash helmet Shedden was sporting this week.
He said: "He took four hits to the head, one at the front of his head by a crash helmet, another at the back by the other lad's crash helmet, then the window and the floor.
And he leapt from a much higher position too, this time wearing a crash helmet for protection.
ON SUNDAY last, I tried to wave down a young man driving a motorbike along Sutton Street, Tuebrook, without a crash helmet.