protective garment

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n protective garment clothing that is intended to protect the wearer from injury
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Usage

In literature:

We had lived without law to protect, a roof to shelter, or garment of cloth to cover us.
"The Oregon Trail" by Francis Parkman, Jr.
This garment protected the back, chest, and throat from cold.
"Catherine de' Medici" by Honore de Balzac
But we are glad to state that the proceedings were quite orderly, and that the Chairman did not need this protective garment.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 153, Oct. 3, 1917" by Various
Garments could be charmed to protect or to destroy the wearer.
"Ten Great Religions" by James Freeman Clarke
A single cotton garment is enough for clothing, and the merest hut affords sufficient protection.
"History Of Egypt From 330 B.C. To The Present Time, Volume 12 (of 12)" by S. Rappoport
They use the stuff to treat fabric for protective garments.
"Four-Day Planet" by Henry Beam Piper
Though he is a miserable object, he is fairly protected from the cold by a long garment.
"Van Dyck" by Estelle M. Hurll
He wears a loose, flowing garment like a dressing-gown, and his bald head is protected by a small skull cap.
"Rembrandt" by Estelle M. Hurll
The snow-garment of winter protects the tender spring wheat.
"A Modern Idyll" by Frank Harris
These occupy themselves in making felt out of camel's hair for garments to protect them from the weather.
"A Book of Discovery" by Margaret Bertha (M. B.) Synge
Cypress and cedar chests were used then, as now, to protect garments from moths.
"Customs and Fashions in Old New England" by Alice Morse Earle
She would find that other young women had such garments to protect them.
"Children of the Desert" by Louis Dodge
In spite of the cold, this one garment was their only protection, and even this they would offer in exchange for rum.
"Ainslee's, Vol. 15, No. 5, June 1905" by Various
He saw them coming, and swiftly threw off the protective garments he wore.
"Astounding Stories, April, 1931" by Various
The northern animals were being clothed with a hairy or woolly garment for their protection.
"A Manual of the Antiquity of Man" by J. P. MacLean
This garment protected the back, chest, and throat from the cold.
"The Works of Honoré de Balzac" by Honoré de Balzac
Its little buds seem to be protected from the cold by soft garments of fur.
"Text Books of Art Education, Book IV (of 7)" by Hugo B. Froehlich
Art has given Charity the figure of a noble, benign woman, in the ample folds of whose garments children are protected.
"The Leaven in a Great City" by Lillian William Betts
They walk round the fields at night dragging their garments, this being considered a protection against vermin.
"Bible Studies" by Joseph M. Wheeler
The only sure protection against their tricks is to wear your garments inside out.
"From Gretna Green to Land's End" by Katharine Lee Bates
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In news:

Famous fashionistas like Katie Homes and Jessica Alba have acquired a luxe liking to Cache~ Cachet garment bags, which are not only elegant in design, but protect fine garments from snags, wrinkles and moth attacks.
The protective garment features a front and sleeves made entirely from Tyvek fabric and a back panel made of DuPont's finely engineered advanced composite technology (ACT) fabric.
Greensboro, N.C.-based Precision Fabrics Group Inc (PFG) has added new fabrics to its Integrity ® line of woven fabrics for cleanroom garments and other protective apparel.
Twenty-inch cloth napkins (or same- size squares of fabric) become protective covers for coats and vests that don't need to be stored in garment bags.
The ability to emulsify water is important, as it allows an additional layer of protection on those occasions when you use spray spotter or you post- spot a stain wet side and want to rerun the garment.
PBI BaseGuard™'s blend of PBI, Lenzing FR® and Tencel® fibers is featured in FusaFR® lightweight, comfortable baselayer and station garments that provide high-heat and flash-fire protection.
TECGEN SELECT Flame Resistant Garments achieve National Fire Protection Association 2112 certification.
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