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Parts of hats - synonyms or related words

bobble

noun

British

a small ball made from pieces of wool, used for decorating hats and other pieces of clothing.

brim

noun

the part of a hat that sticks out from the base

chinstrap

noun

a thin piece of leather or cloth that you put under your chin to stop a hat or helmet falling off your head

cockade

noun

a decoration worn on a hat, often as part of a uniform

crown

noun

the part of a hat that covers the crown of your head

hatpin

noun

a long sharp pin that a woman uses to keep her hat on her head

peak

noun

the flat curved part of a cap that continues beyond the main at the front above your eyes

plume

noun

a large feather or group of feathers, used especially for decorating a hat

visor

noun

a piece of clear plastic that is fixed to the front of a helmet (=hard hat) and protects your face

visor

noun

American

a peak on a cap (=type of hat)

bit rot

when electronic information is lost because the software or devices needed to read it are no longer available

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a company that pays its employees to write online comments in favour or against somebody or something posing as ordinary Internet users

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