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face mask

Sports. the protective equipment, usually made of steel or plastic, that guards the face, as the steel cage worn by a baseball catcher or the molded plastic covering worn by a hockey goalkeeper.
any of various similar devices to shield the face, sometimes attached to or forming part of a helmet, as that worn by workers engaged in a hazardous activity.
Origin of face mask
1905-10; face + mask Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Wear a face mask, which recirculates the moisture you exhale into the air you draw in.

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