Definition: Meaning of, helmet in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / ˈhɛlmɪt /

  • noun
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helmet helmets
  1. a strong hard hat that soldiers, MOTORCYCLE riders, the police etc wear to protect their heads
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helmet used in phrases

  • balaclava helmet (noun)
    1. a cap that is close-fitting and woollen and covers all of the head but the face
  • batting helmet (noun)
    1. a helmet worn by the batter in baseball
  • crash helmet (noun)
    1. a very strong hard hat that protects your head, and is worn by racing car drivers, people riding MOTORCYCLE s etc
  • football helmet (noun)
    1. a padded helmet with a face mask to protect the head of football players
  • gas helmet (noun)
    1. a protective mask with a filter; protects the face and lungs against poisonous gases
  • helmet orchid (noun)
    1. any of numerous orchids of the genus Pterostylis having leaves in a basal rosette and green flowers often striped purple, brown or red with the dorsal sepal incurved to form a hood
    2. any of several orchids of the genus Coryanthes having racemes of a few musky-scented waxy flowers with a helmet-shaped lip process
  • helmet-shaped (adjective)
    1. having the convex shape of a helmet
  • pith helmet (noun)
    1. a large light hat worn especially in the past in hot countries, to protect your head from the sun
  • space helmet (noun)
    1. a helmet worn by astronauts while in outer space
  • sun helmet (noun)
    1. a lightweight hat worn in tropical countries for protection from the sun
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