knee pad

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knee pad

[′nē ‚pad]
(engineering)
A protective cushion, usually made of sponge rubber, that can be strapped to a worker's knee.
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The trouser is reinforced with CORDURA[R] Classic fabric in high wear areas such as hammer loops, kneepads, and hem guards - transforming the most vulnerable parts of the garment into some of the strongest.
He said that on a date last July Miss Lewinsky told him she and the President had a "special relationship," claiming that "we're buddies" and smiled as she added: "You could say I earned my presidential kneepads.
They will wear white or navy sweatshirts with black combat-style trousers - plus kneepads and helmets.
Always wear a helmet and kneepads, check the brakes on your blades and don't roller- blade in built-up areas.
Current products include in-line skates, skateboards, recreational protective equipment (such as wrist guards, elbow pads and kneepads used by skaters and skateboarders), helmets, bodyboards, instant canopies, trampolines and bike accessories.
The videos showcase farmers from the citrus growers co-op using imported oranges in a number of unconventional ways, including: batting practice, pencil holders, earmuffs, kneepads and tetherball, while declaring, "Frankly, we wouldn't even know what to do with an imported orange.
Though state law requires all skaters 18 and younger to wear helmets, elbow pads and kneepads, municipal laws require skaters of all ages to wear protective gear.
MONICA LEWINSKY, she of the reinforced kneepads, is alleged to have undergone six years of therapy with a Beverly Hills psychologist.
A requisite fall had to be done so often that an observer asked if kneepads would be a part of her costume.
For example, Nike matched the quilted texture of vintage basketball kneepads worn by the Rens in the inner lining of some sneaker styles.
Which is rather more than can be said for most of the dance companies on view at the Fringe, although for wit and quiet integrity--not to mention technique--Mark Baldwin's group stood apart from the tedious Eurocrash clones in their kneepads and little boots.