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  1. (noun) A head covering of hard material, such as leather, metal, or plastic, worn by football players, firefighters, construction workers, motorcyclists, and others to protect the head.
  2. (noun) The headgear with a glass mask worn by deep-sea divers.
  3. (noun) A pith helmet; a topi.
  4. (noun) A head covering, such as a balaclava, that is shaped like a helmet.
  5. (noun) A piece of armor, usually made of metal, designed to protect the head.
  6. (noun) Botany The hood-shaped sepal or corolla of some flowers.
  7. (verb-transitive) To provide with or put on a helmet.

Examples by Wordnik

  1. Made popular by the summer blockbuster hit, Star Wars the Clone Wars, this helmet is a replica of one of the helmets worn by the clone troopers from this film. - SciFi, Fantasy & Horror Collectibles - Part 1164
  2. Thanks for not saying that wearing a helmet is the best way to be safer. - I Have Seen the Future, and It Is Wobbly and Unsafe « PubliCola
  3. I agree the balaclava helmet is a great piece of kit, not only to be used in relations to crimes. - Reclaiming the balaclava helmet
  4. That cool black pod you use to put on your helmet is the perfect place! - Calgon, Take Me Away
  5. And I ‘m worried by the tin helmet & mankini combo, it’s quite distractiong. - Cheeseburger Gothic » Sweet jeebus, lookit this mess!


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