bulletproof

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj bulletproof not penetrable by bullets "bulletproof glass","bulletproof vest"
    • adj bulletproof without flaws or loopholes "an ironclad contract","a watertight alibi","a bulletproof argument"
    • v bulletproof make bulletproof "bulletproof the car"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The same material that is used to make bulletproof glass is also used in Tupperware's Rock 'n Serve containers. The container, however, is not entirely bulletproof. Due to the lifetime warrantee on Tupperware products, the company will replace it for FREE! (Just in case you're in quick need of a shield and a Rock 'n Serve is the only thing handy)
    • bulletproof Capable of resisting the force of a bullet; resistant to penetration by a bullet; armored; as, a bulletproof vest; a bulletproof window.
    • bulletproof designed so as to be resistant to abuse or misuse and incapable of malfunction under normal use; as, a bulletproof computer program.
    • bulletproof so well thought out as to be resistant to criticism or certain to succeed; as, a bulletproof plan.
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Usage

In literature:

Some is "robust," even "bulletproof.
"Hacker Crackdown" by Bruce Sterling
Inside the glass wool was a layer of material serving exactly the function of the coating of a bulletproof gasoline tank.
"Space Platform" by Murray Leinster
She's rayproof and bulletproof and bombproof.
"Empire" by Clifford Donald Simak
And he's bulletproof too.
"Arm of the Law" by Harry Harrison
The operation could be watched through a heavy pane of bulletproof glass.
"The Foreign Hand Tie" by Gordon Randall Garrett
Shall I wear my bulletproof clothes?
"The Man Who Staked the Stars" by Charles Dye
I was willing to bet it was bulletproof and also that it belonged to the Major.
"The Knights of Arthur" by Frederik Pohl
He could see the weapons-system operator inside the lower bulletproof bubble.
"Project Cyclops" by Thomas Hoover
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In news:

Zimmerman Told Wife to Buy Bulletproof Vest.
The former neighborhood watch volunteer who killed Trayvon Martin told his wife to buy bulletproof vests for them and for his attorney, according to jailhouse calls released Monday.
The knife hit Trooper Eric Weingartner in his bulletproof vest, and the trooper was not injured.
Bulletproof vest drive will allow money for other needs.
Bulletproof vests a cause Midlanders open wallets for.
The top truism in TV sports: NFL TV ratings are bulletproof .
Firearms industry's immunity may not be bulletproof .
Tenelle Living Like She's Bulletproof : A Journey to Pop Stardom.
2008 Toyota Tundra Bulletproof Upper Control Arm.
(AP) — The former neighborhood watch volunteer who killed Trayvon Martin told his wife to buy bulletproof vests for them and for his attorney, according to jailhouse calls released Monday.
'I Hope Obama's Teleprompters Are Bulletproof '.
There are many ways to test bulletproof technology.
Homer business, ' Bulletproof ,' nets quite a catch.
In this Jan 23, 2012 photo, Matt Alward, owner of Bulletproof Nets, and Jud Hancock repair nets in one of Bulletproof 's two seine alleys in Homer, Alaska.
Fishing business mixes 'old world art' with technological advances to build Bulletproof Nets.
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In science:

To tolerate incorrect behaviors of the NoC, BulletProof and Vicis are proposed to detect and recover from the transfer loss.
RepTFD: Replay Based Transient Fault Detection
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