crash helmet

noun

Definition of crash helmet

: a helmet that is worn (as by motorcyclists) as protection for the head in the event of an accident

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First Known Use of crash helmet

circa 1918

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CRASH HELMET Defined for English Language Learners

crash helmet

Definition of crash helmet for English Language Learners

  • : a very strong, hard hat that is worn to protect your head when you are riding a bicycle, motorcycle, etc.


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