crashworthy


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crash·wor·thy

 (krăsh′wûr′thē)
adj.
Capable of withstanding the effects of a crash: crashworthy cars.

crash′wor′thi·ness n.
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The firm describes itself as the "world's leading manufacturer of ejection and crashworthy seats".
The airplane came with a three-point seatbelt airbag and overall seems like an extremely crashworthy machine.
Tempe, AZ-based Robertson is engaged in the design and production of mission-extending, crashworthy and ballistically self-sealing auxiliary fuel systems for military rotorcraft.
Harry Robertson and based in Tempe, Arizona, Robertson is the world leader in the design and production of mission-extending, crashworthy, and ballistically self-sealing auxiliary fuel systems for military rotorcraft.
The focus is on keeping a terrorist from breaching the barrier," explained Dean Alberson with TTI's Crashworthy Structures Program.
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Successful sled testing will make certain that the seating system is crashworthy under frontal impact conditions.
I now work for Martin-Baker America, a company that builds ejection and crashworthy seats for our military.
It attributed declining fatalities in passenger cars and injuries to more crashworthy vehicles and increases in safety belt use.
CAFE kills people by forcing manufacturers to make vehicles smaller and therefore less crashworthy than they otherwise would be.
Besides requiring a thin-walled part that could be welded during production, Audi needed a B-pillar that would be crashworthy, have minimum distortion, and improve production and cost efficiencies.