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Helmet meaning

helmet - 6 dictionary results

  1. 1. A defensive covering for the head. See Casque, Headpiece, Morion, Sallet, and Illust. of Beaver.
  2. 2. The representation of a helmet over shields or coats of arms, denoting gradations of rank by modifications of form.
  3. 3. A helmet- shaped hat, made of cork, felt, metal, or other suitable material, worn as part of the uniform of soldiers, firemen, etc., also worn in hot countries as a protection from the heat of the sun.
  4. 4. That which resembles a helmet in form, position, etc.
  5. 5. The upper part of a retort.
  6. 6. The hood- formed upper sepal or petal of some flowers, as of the monkshood or the snapdragon.

helmet - examples of usage

  1. " I was never more pleased," she said, " than when I knew you wouldn't ever have to wear your fire helmet again; but now I'm wondering if you won't miss the Council." - "The Devil's Garden", W. B. Maxwell.
  2. Mademoiselle moved aside and Doggie entered, taking off his helmet and holding it under his arm like an opera- hat. - "The Rough Road", William John Locke.
  3. Had he not looked twice at the face under the helmet- and followed without words? - "Son of Power", Will Levington Comfort and Zamin Ki Dost.
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