Helmet-shaped
Helmet-shaped Hel"met-shaped`, a. Shaped like a helmet; galeate. See Illust. of {Galeate}. [1913 Webster]

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  • helmet-shaped — adjective having the convex shape of a helmet • Similar to: ↑convex, ↑bulging …   Useful english dictionary

  • Helmet — Hel met, n. [OF. helmet, a dim of helme, F. heaume; of Teutonic origin; cf. G. helm, akin to AS. & OS. helm, D. helm, helmet, Icel. hj[=a]lmr, Sw. hjelm, Dan. hielm, Goth. hilms; and prob. from the root of AS. helan to hide, to hele; cf. also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Helmet beetle — Helmet Hel met, n. [OF. helmet, a dim of helme, F. heaume; of Teutonic origin; cf. G. helm, akin to AS. & OS. helm, D. helm, helmet, Icel. hj[=a]lmr, Sw. hjelm, Dan. hielm, Goth. hilms; and prob. from the root of AS. helan to hide, to hele; cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Helmet shell — Helmet Hel met, n. [OF. helmet, a dim of helme, F. heaume; of Teutonic origin; cf. G. helm, akin to AS. & OS. helm, D. helm, helmet, Icel. hj[=a]lmr, Sw. hjelm, Dan. hielm, Goth. hilms; and prob. from the root of AS. helan to hide, to hele; cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Helmet shrike — Helmet Hel met, n. [OF. helmet, a dim of helme, F. heaume; of Teutonic origin; cf. G. helm, akin to AS. & OS. helm, D. helm, helmet, Icel. hj[=a]lmr, Sw. hjelm, Dan. hielm, Goth. hilms; and prob. from the root of AS. helan to hide, to hele; cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • helmet — (Order Cladocera): Helmet shaped elongation of anterior margin of head in certain individuals of a population. Appearance of helmeted individuals and shape of helmet is governed by environmental and genetic factors. (See also cyclomorph)… …   Crustacea glossary

  • helmet orchid — noun 1. any of numerous orchids of the genus Pterostylis having leaves in a basal rosette and green flowers often striped purple or brown or red with the dorsal sepal incurved to form a hood • Syn: ↑greenhood • Hypernyms: ↑orchid, ↑orchidaceous… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Helmet camera — A helmet camera, otherwise known as a micro video camera, bullet camera, or lipstick camera, is a camera attached to a helmet allowing someone to make a visual record from their point of view, while keeping their hands and vision free. History… …   Wikipedia

  • helmet — Hood Hood, n. [OE. hood, hod, AS. h[=o]d; akin to D. hoed hat, G. hut, OHG. huot, also to E. hat, and prob. to E. heed. [root]13.] 1. State; condition. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] How could thou ween, through that disguised hood To hide thy state from… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pith helmet — noun a) A lightweight helmet shaped hat made of the pith of the sola or shola (Indian spongewood) plant covered with white cotton and faced with green cloth. Originally used by the British army in India in the 19th century, later used more widely …   Wiktionary

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