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hard hat

noun [C]
 
 
WORKPLACE
a type of hat that is made of a strong material to protect the head, worn especially by people on building sites or in factories: Construction workers in hard hats.
a person whose job is to do physical work in the building industry: Hard hats around the country are increasingly busy setting I-beams and rivets on new towers, warehouses, industrial parks, and retail space.
Translations of “hard hat”
in Chinese (Traditional) (建築工人等戴的)安全帽…
in Chinese (Simplified) (建筑工人等戴的)安全帽…
(Definition of hard hat from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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