Definition of Gas helmet

1. Noun. A protective mask with a filter; protects the face and lungs against poisonous gases.

Exact synonyms: Gasmask, Respirator
Generic synonyms: Mask



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gas Helmet

gas fixture
gas furnace
gas gage
gas gangrene
gas gangrene antitoxin
gas gauge
gas gauges
gas generator
gas giant
gas giants
gas gun
gas guzzler
gas guzzlers
gas heat
gas heater
gas helmet (current term)
gas holder
gas hydrate
gas hydrates
gas jar
gas jars
gas jet
gas lamp
gas line
gas main
gas mains
gas mantle
gas mantles
gas mark
gas marks

Literary usage of Gas helmet

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. "Over the Top" by Arthur Guy Empey (1917)
"Gas travels quickly, so you must not lose any time; you generally have about eighteen or twenty seconds in which to adjust your gas helmet. A gas helmet is ..."

2. Tales from a Dugout by Arthur Guy Empey (1918)
"Upon the sound of the alarm, by striking on the gong with the striker, every man is supposed to put on his gas helmet and repair immediately to his proper ..."

3. Gentlemen at Arms by John Hartman Morgan (1918)
"So the first soldier he met he stopped, took his gas helmet, and slung it over his arm. And the next moment whom should he meet but one of our subs without ..."

4. First Call: Guide Posts to Berlin by Arthur Guy Empey (1918)
"A few "Don'ts" in reference to gas helmets: If you lose your gas helmet, ... Don't expose your gas helmet to the air, because the chemical quickly ..."

5. "Nothing of Importance,": Eight Months at the Front with a Welsh Battalion by John Bernard Pye Adams (1918)
"Instinctively I felt for my gas helmet. Meanwhile Dixon had gone outside. ... Nicolson appeared in a gas helmet. I was looking for my pipe, but could not ..."

6. "Nothing of Importance,": Eight Months at the Front with a Welsh Battalion by John Bernard Pye Adams (1918)
"Instinctively I felt for my gas helmet. Meanwhile Dixon had gone outside. ... Nicolson appeared in a gas helmet. I was looking for my pipe, but could not ..."

7. Poems of the War and the Peace by Sterling Andrus Leonard (1921)
"Yes, damn it, and gas helmet first.' So Joe stood dumb to attention, and wondered why he'd been cursed." The gashed heads turned to the Rifleman, ..."

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