bulletproof vest

bulletproof vest
noun (a sleeveless jacket for protecting the body from bullets.) skudsikker vest
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noun (a sleeveless jacket for protecting the body from bullets.) skudsikker vest

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  • bulletproof vest —       protective covering worn to protect the torso against bullets.       Metal body armour fell into disuse in the 16th and 17th centuries, partly because armour that was effective against bullets was too heavy to be practical. Modern body… …   Universalium

  • bulletproof vest — vest or vestlike garment which bullets cannot penetrate (often worn by officers of the law) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bulletproof vest — noun a vest capable of resisting the impact of a bullet • Hypernyms: ↑vest, ↑waistcoat, ↑body armor, ↑body armour, ↑suit of armor, ↑suit of armour, ↑coat of mail, ↑cataphract …   Useful english dictionary

  • bulletproof vest — noun A garment worn over the torso that protects against projectiles. Syn: ballistic vest …   Wiktionary

  • vest — n. sleeveless garment that is usually worn over a shirt and often under a suit jacket, waistcoat; sleeveless garment worn for protection (i.e. life vest, bulletproof vest); undershirt (British); dickey, vestee v. dress oneself or another (as with …   English contemporary dictionary

  • vest — ► NOUN 1) Brit. an undergarment worn on the upper part of the body, typically having no sleeves. 2) a similar garment worn for a particular purpose: a bulletproof vest. 3) N. Amer. & Austral. a waistcoat or sleeveless jacket. ► VERB 1) (vest in)… …   English terms dictionary

  • Vest — *Sleeveless jackets or coats, known as vests in the US and as waistcoats in the UK and Ireland.EtymologyThe term vest derives from French veste , Italian vesta , veste robe, gown, and Latin vestis , from vestire to clothe . The sleeveless garment …   Wikipedia

  • bulletproof — bullet proof ul let proof , bulletproof ul let*proof , a. 1. Capable of resisting the force of a bullet; resistant to penetration by a bullet; armored; as, a bulletproof vest; a bulletproof window. [1913 Webster +PJC] 2. designed so as to be… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vest — vestless, adj. vestlike, adj. /vest/, n. 1. a close fitting, waist length, sleeveless garment that buttons down the front, designed to be worn under a jacket. 2. a part or trimming simulating the front of such a garment; vestee. Cf. dickey1 (def …   Universalium

  • vest — I UK [vest] / US noun [countable] Word forms vest : singular vest plural vests 1) British a piece of underwear for the top half of your body. The American word is undershirt. 2) a) American a waistcoat b) a piece of clothing with no sleeves or… …   English dictionary

  • vest — vest1 [vest] n ↑vest, ↑undershirt [Date: 1600 1700; : French; Origin: veste, from Latin vestis piece of clothing ] 1.) BrE a piece of underwear without ↑sleeves that you wear on the top half of your body American Equivalent: undershirt 2.) a… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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