Definition of crash helmet in English:

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crash helmet

Pronunciation: /ˈkraSH ˈˌhelmət/


A helmet worn by a motorcyclist or a race car driver to protect the head in case of a crash.
Example sentences
  • Neither were wearing protective clothing or crash helmets.
  • Its 200 highly trained members dress in white overalls, padded clothing and crash helmets to protect themselves against police batons and shields.
  • Some advise wearing a motorcycle crash helmet with full-face visor, others say ski goggles work fine.

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Syllabification: crash hel·met

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