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life vest

noun
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15, Americanism
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  • He pulled the inflation cords on his life vest and felt it lift him.
  • His empty kayak and life vest were found by fishermen that day in nearby waters.
  • When paddling alone, bring a life vest with you and plenty of water.
  • When shopping for a life vest, jacket or float coat, read the label carefully.
  • For safety, floating anglers should always wear a life vest while paddling, especially in the whitewater sections.
  • The longshoreman was not wearing a life vest while working adjacent to the edge of the dock.
  • Children wearing a life vest are required to have an adult in the water with them.
  • Downs identified for the agents the life vest he had been wearing, and signed the life vest in their presence.
  • Make sure your participants are wearing their life vest at all times on the water.
  • In the final minute of the test you must put on a life vest while continuing to tread water.

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