helmet helmet  /ˈhɛl mət/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) armor plate that protects the head
  2. (n) a protective headgear made of hard material to resist blows

Usage(s):

  1. A new, high-tech helmet tracks the severity of on-field hits in real time.
  2. Army scientists want to cram this array of brain-wave reading sensors into a helmet.
  3. A man wearing a helmet rides his scooter through Naples, Italy while holding a young child not wearing a helmet on March 14, 2007.

News

  1. Helmet crash tests: Don't hit the road without one

    A new laboratory study shows bicycle helmets significantly reduce the causes of head, skull and brain injury -- linear and angular head accelerations, and the impact force of a crash. The biomechanical research with crash test dummies found that crashing without a helmet exposes the head to loads up to 9.5 times greater than with a helmet.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Science Daily

  2. Helmet 'sightations' for free Culver's custard

    The North Fond du Lac Police Department, in cooperation with Culver's Restaurant, will issue 'sightations' to children observed wearing helmets while riding their bikes.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Fond du Lac Reporter

  3. Bike helmet fitting clinic planned

    FARGO - AAA will host a bike helmet fitting clinic from 1 to 4 p.m. June 20 at their offices at 4950 13th Ave. S.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Fargo Forum

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Quotes

  1. Massa added: "I know that something happened to me, but I didn't feel anything when it happened. They told me that I lost consciousness at the moment of the spring's impact on my helmet and I ran into the barriers, then I woke up in hospital two...
    on Aug 3, 2009 By: Felipe Massa Source: Daily Star

  2. "OK, you guys have a different path, fine," Favre said, recalling a June 20 conversation with Packers coach Mike McCarthy. "What does that mean for me? So that means either you give me my helmet, welcome back, or release me, or attempt to...
    on Jul 14, 2008 By: Brett Favre Source: USA Today

  3. "If you think about the evolution of the batting helmet, unfortunately what ended up happening this year is essentially what happened with Ray Chapman," Oakland general manager Billy Beane said. "I think we need to come up with a...
    on Nov 7, 2007 By: Billy Beane Source: International Herald Tribune

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