crashworthy
adjective Date: 1966 resistant to the effects of collision <
crashworthy cars
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crashworthiness noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • black box — noun Date: circa 1945 1. a usually complicated electronic device that functions and is packaged as a unit and whose internal mechanism is usually hidden from or mysterious to the user; broadly anything that has mysterious or unknown internal… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • flight recorder — noun Date: 1939 a crashworthy instrument for recording flight data (as airspeed and altitude) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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