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head·gear

(hed'gēr),
A removable extraoral appliance used as a source of traction to apply force to the teeth and jaws.

headgear

(hĕd′gîr′)
n.
An orthodontic brace extending around the head from one side of the mouth to the other, used to reposition the teeth or to restrict the growth of the upper jaw.

headgear

[hed′gēr]
a harnesslike device fitting over the top of the head, back of the head, or both, serving as a source of resistance for extraoral anchorage for an orthodontic appliance. Also called headcap.

headgear

A generic term for a device worn on the head to minimise the effect of external forces.

head·gear

(hed'gēr)
Removable extraoral appliance used to apply force to teeth and jaws.
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Either way, chances are high that Markle will wear a headgear on her wedding day as every royal bride wears one since 1930.
Many other sports, now including soccer, already allow players to wear headgear during matches.
The growing number of terrorist activities across regions is expected to fuel the growth of the global safety headgear market for law enforcement as most injuries happen due to mortar shrapnel, fragments from explosions, and other airborne particles, says Thanikachalam Chandrasekaran, a lead analyst at Technavio for research on power.
They're less likely to feel invincible and more likely to work on defense, not relying on headgear that lets them absorb repeated blows.
It's okay for senior boxers but for kids, it's crazy to be taking off the headgear at such a young age.
Since the old system required a clear punch, the chances of getting injured were more so the headgear worked as safety equipment," he told M AIL T ODAY on condition of anonymity.
Elders from different tribes taught the youth how to make the headgear and dress, in an attempt to pass on the method of the traditional creation to the next generation.
This finding is based on exports from India of Headgear and its parts export data of InfodriveIndia.
MODERNISED systems for distinguishing between different types of headgear on racecards in Ireland could be in place as early as next month, writes Jessica Lamb.
headgear product line is said to use custom-coloured Xenoy polycarbonate/polybutylene terephthalat (PC/PBT) resin for headgear shells and visor frames, enabling thin-wall designs which helps reduce the headgear weight by approximately 15-20 percent compared to the company's previous L-series products.
com)-- The new 3M Versaflo[TM] M-series respiratory headgear product line uses custom-colored Xenoy polycarbonate/polybutylene terephthalate (PC/PBT) resin for headgear shells and visor frames, enabling thin-wall designs which helps reduce the headgear weight by approximately 15-20 percent compared to the company's previous L-series products.
The shot was taken three years ago, when Aim, an Austrian journalist and entrepreneur, decided to register his objection to a provision of law that allows headgear to be worn in official ID photos only if it is religiously motivated.