NOMEX® hood is a common piece of firefighting equipment. It is placed on the head on top of a firefighters face mask which supplies air to him inside a smoke filled environment. The hood protects the portions of the head not covered by the helmet and face mask from the intense heat of the fire.
protective covering consisting of a metal part that covers the engine; "there are powerful engines under the hoods of new cars"; "the mechanic removed the cowling in order to repair the plane's engine"
Hoods are usually rubber, leather, latex or PVC and totally enclose the head. There are many different types of hood, but some have gags or zips fitted to restrict vision and breathing. Very efficient when used as part of sensory deprivation games.
The hood (US) also commonly known as a flop top (West Coast US) or bonnet (UK) is the hinged cover over the engine of motor vehicles that allows access to the engine compartment for maintenance and repair. On passenger cars, a hood may be held down by a concealed latch. On race cars, or cars with aftermarket hoods (that do not use the factory latch system) the hood may be held down by hood pins.
A hood is a kind of headgear that covers most of the head and neck and sometimes the face. They may be worn for protection from the environment, for fashion, as a form of traditional dress or uniform, to prevent the wearer seeing or to prevent the wearer being identified.
The hood is the name in anatomy for the flap of skin behind the head of cobras, which can be used to make the snake appear bigger. It can also carry distinctive markings. The hood of the Asian cobra is, proportionately, much larger than that of the king cobra and is usually yellow to brown, with a black-and-white spectacle pattern on top and two black and white spots on the lower surface.
A device/location in a laboratory, enclosed on five sides, to draw air from the laboratory and to prevent or minimize the escape of the air contaminants into the laboratory. Chemical manipulations may be conducted in the enclosure without inserting any portion of the employees body other than hands and arms.
a hood is a generic term for a device designed to capture contaminated air and conduct it into an exhaust duct system. The term may include enclosures, canopy hoods, push-pull hoods, down draft hoods, side draft hoods or others.
An air-intake device used to capture by entrapment, impingement, adhesion or similar means, grease and similar contaminants before they enter a duct system. Type I. A kitchen hood for collecting and removing grease vapors and smoke. Type II. A general kitchen hood for collecting and removing steam, vapor, heat and odors.
An ornamental (not practical) hood, usually of silk, worn by college graduates to indicate their academic degree. Hoods vary in size, shape, and colour depending on the university, faculty, and degree. The hood, worn over the cassock and surplice, is part of the normal choir vestment.
Hood are a U.K.-based band from Leeds, formed at the end of 1990. The band consists of brothers Chris and Richard Adams, and friends (including, at times, Craig Tattersall and Andrew Johnson of The Remote Viewer, and Nicola Hodgkinson of Empress).