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gumshield

(ˈɡʌmˌʃiːld)
n
(Boxing) a plate or strip of soft waxy substance used by boxers to protect the teeth and gums. Also called: mouthpiece
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gumshield - (especially boxing) equipment that protects an athlete's mouth
boxing, pugilism, fisticuffs - fighting with the fists
sports equipment - equipment needed to participate in a particular sport
Translations

gumshield

[ˈgʌmʃiːld] N (Sport) → protector m de dientes

gumshield

[ˈgʌmˌʃiːld] n (Sport) → paradenti m inv
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He said: "We're going to go out there - gumshields in, sleeves rolled up - and get in the middle of it.
As many as half of their squad have been using the gumshields in training and the region have been using the technology in matches since October.
De la Vega has supplied Pacquiao with over 10 gumshields since the Marco Antonio Barrera rematch in 2007.
Mr Tyrell said that highly-organised thugs, who call themselves "Russian Ultras", descended on the square wearing gumshields, scarves and black shirts and armed with crates of beer to launch at England fans.
"They should make it a point to wear protective gear like helmets, gumshields and ear straps.
Fans might stop short of wearing gloves, gumshields and robes to conventions, but supporters of the noble art definitely know their stuff.
MICK FITZGERALD'S assertion that all jockeys should be required to wear gumshields seems unlikely to influence the BHA after its chief medical adviser claimed scientific evidence for them protecting against concussion was "poor".
The actor has now been given six gumshields and told to wear them while filming stunt scenes for the pounds 60m movie at Prague's Barrandov Studios.
These fit over the teeth like gumshields and can be removed for eating and brushing.
A mould was then taken of my teeth to create perfect fitting upper and lower gumshields, which are filled with strong peroxide gel and worn through the night on alternative days.
MEDIA reports of the recent girls' rugby competition at Lichfield leaves the reader with the belief that our girls would be much better wearing frocks instead of gumshields.
"There's a long way to go, I have got to prove my body is up to the rigours, but next week it is a case of have boots and gumshields will travel."