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hel′met shell`


n.
1. a predatory marine gastropod of the family Cassidae, characterized by a thick heavy shell with a broadened outer lip.
2. the shell of this animal, used for making cameos.
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The stylish design incorporates a base 6 curved lens providing close, optimum coverage for the wearer while allowing the lens to be fully retracted into the helmet shell while not in use.
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