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Synonyms for headrest

a cushion attached to the top of the back of an automobile's seat to prevent whiplash

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a rest for the head

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Dutch neck specialist Thijs van der Hilst has reportedly spent over 15 years designing the magic pillow and guarantees the head rest can cure anyone's sleeping woes.
We believe the combination of prolonged immobility and compression of the occipital nerves between the bony superior nuchal ridge and the head rest are the most likely aetiology.
Release Coating 7523, a high solids mold release product for automotive seating and head rest applications, is said to help manufacturers beat rising costs for petroleum-based supplies.
Taxis are equipped with LCD monitors which come with an internal speaker and are placed on the head rest of the passenger seat.
No-one can predict an accident, however you can help to ensure you can minimise the extent of your injuries by ensuring you wear a seatbelt, have your seat properly adjusted for your posture and have the head rest at the correct height - a properly adjusted head rest at the level of the base of the skull should greatly decrease the severity of injury.
In preparation for stowing the chair, I removed foot rests, side arms and controls, and head rest and control, and secured the seat to reduce possible damage.
Some optional accessories include a racking system, cargo bag, cargo cover, head rest, and bicycle hitch.
The engraver, who lives in Horsham, West Sussex, with roofer Ty Smith, 33, said: "Fagin even comes through the McDonald's Drive Thru with me and sits on the head rest.
Available in an array of bright colours, they have an aluminium frame and a padded head rest for extra comfort.
I am not aware of the names of any of these kind people, but I wish to thank them for the way in which they came to my assistance, more than one even being so kind as to remove their coat to use as a head rest and impromptu blanket in the inclement weather conditions.
Let your head rest on your fingers - don't clasp your hands together.
US security services will also be considering an Israeli-style car head rest bomb, which involves building plastic explosives into a car which will be used to transport Saddam at some point.
The neck brace and the right-side head rest really helped save my neck when I got hit hard in the driver's side,'' he said.
The driver, a 19-year-old lady from Norfolk, who is a student in the area, had managed to get out of the car even though the roof had been crushed down to such a degree that it was touching the head rest.