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Definition of Helmet


  1. A defensive covering for the head. See Casque, Headpiece, Morion, Sallet, and Illust. of Beaver.
  2. The representation of a helmet over shields or coats of arms, denoting gradations of rank by modifications of form.
  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. That which resembles a helmet in form, position, etc.
  5. The upper part of a retort.
  6. The hood-formed upper sepal or petal of some flowers, as of the monkshood or the snapdragon.
  7. A naked shield or protuberance on the top or fore part of the head of a bird.
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Helmet Translations

helmet in Afrikaans is helm
helmet in Dutch is helm
helmet in French is casque
helmet in German is Helm, Helm, Tschako
helmet in Italian is casco
helmet in Latin is galea
helmet in Norwegian is hjelm
helmet in Portuguese is capacete
helmet in Spanish is celada