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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Weapons
bullet-proofˈbullet-ˌproof adjective  PMWsomething that is bullet-proof is designed to stop bullets from going through it an inch-thick wall of bullet-proof glass
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bullet-proofExtra security staff are now being employed after the 20-strong gang smashed panes of bullet-proof glass in four animal pens.There was a shadowy figure visible through the ironwork filigree and bullet-proof glass of the front door.A bullet-proof glass screen sealed the public gallery and everyone entering the building was subjected to a body search.Shopkeepers keep their riot-cladding drawn, opening narrow doors for customers, and the cash-registers and shotguns nestle behind bullet-proof glass.Unix, which is about the same age, just isn't as bullet-proof, it says.Later, two black bullet-proof Jaguar motor cars headed out of South London.So close to the front not even Goebbels' bullet-proof limousine was safe.
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