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- n. A helmet, usually made from rigid plastic, used on construction sites to protect the head from falling objects.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a worker skilled in building offices or dwellings etc.
- n. a lightweight protective helmet (plastic or metal) worn by construction workers
Sorry, no etymologies found.
LeFleur's breathing rasped deep in his chest, the cords of his neck distended and the flesh between the rim of his hard hat and his collar was a deep red.
Anna, wearing the yellow pack and hard hat required on the fireline, carried the jump kit.
Cigarette dangling from his lips, Lester Treadwell stomped around muttering, his grizzled hair sticking out from beneath his hard hat where he'd pushed it back on his bony skull in a frenzy of thinking.
Lindstrom propped his head against his hard hat and folded his arms across his chest.
Suits had had Josh Haddon set the helicopter down there half an hour before, then made me don a hard hat and dragged me along a pier to Berth Three, where the office said Farley could be found conferring with one of his longshoremen.
There wasn't a uniform among 'em, but they were far too official to be anything but police or government; one, a brisk, bearded chap in a hard hat who seemed to be the leader, was barking orders - and, bigod, he was another haggis-fancier; no getting away from the brutes, wherever you go.
A convulsive clutch cracked her hard hat against Lindstrom's as he jerked her to him.