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helmet

hel·met

helmet

 
 
pronunciation:
hel miht
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part of speech: noun
definition: a hard covering worn to protect the head from impact.
Many more bicycle riders sustained head injuries before there was a legal requirement to wear helmets.
 
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derivations: helmeted (adj.), helmetlike (adj.)
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