roll cage

noun

Definition of roll cage

: a protective framework of metal bars encasing the driver of a vehicle (such as a racing car)

Examples of roll cage in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Instead of sticking in a roll cage as an afterthought, the Mission R's carbon-fiber composite cage is integrated into the structure of the car itself, becoming visible within the roof in what Porsche describes as an exoskeleton. Caleb Miller, Car and Driver, 6 Sep. 2021 His daughter Deborah died in 1982 after striking her head on the roll cage of a dune buggy while riding by a lake. Nathan Brown And Chris Deharde, The Indianapolis Star, 10 Dec. 2021 His daughter Deborah died in 1982 after striking her head on the roll cage of a dune buggy while riding by a lake. Nathan Brown And Chris Deharde, USA TODAY, 10 Dec. 2021 Other additions include crevasse bars and a specialized brace and suspension system, as well as a welded roll cage, a rear-window emergency exit and twin solar panels that can help provide auxiliary power. Laura Burstein, Robb Report, 3 Dec. 2021 The cabin is devoid of most creature comforts and looks almost identical to that of a race car, only without a roll cage or fire extinguisher. Bryan Hood, Robb Report, 8 Dec. 2021 Weiss added a roll cage, a seat harness, bigger fuel injectors. Ronald D. White, San Diego Union-Tribune, 24 Sep. 2021 In place of the GTAm's back seat is a roll cage, helmet rack, and fire extinguisher. Juergen Zoellter, Car and Driver, 26 May 2021 Inside, a roll cage (in Lizard Green, of course) is a sensible addition for rally and track. Robert Ross, Robb Report, 4 Oct. 2021

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First Known Use of roll cage

1964, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of roll cage was in 1964

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20 Jan 2022

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“Roll cage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/roll%20cage. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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