crash-worthiness

crashworthiness

[krash-wur-thee-nis]
noun
the ability of a car or other vehicle to withstand a collision or crash with minimal bodily injury to its occupants.

Origin:
1945–50; crash1 + -worthy + -ness

crashworthy, adjective
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crashworthiness (ˈkræʃˌwɜːðɪnɪs)
 
n
the ability of a vehicle structure to withstand a crash
 
'crashworthy
 
adj

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