Examples from the Web for kevlar
We are talking of a Kevlar Rupert, whose armored vest absorbs fusillades without him flinching.Murdoch on the Rocks: How a Lone Reporter Revealed the Mogul's Tabloid Terror Machine|Clive Irving|August 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The helmet weighs about 12 pounds, and sits slightly unbalanced unlike the Kevlar I wore as a Marine.
Larson felt his head snap back, but the Kevlar worked: the bullet stuck in the helmet.
The last of the rounds to strike Murphy went through a layer of the Kevlar on his vest and went into his skull and brain.15 Rounds and Still Talking: Lt. Brian Murphy’s Story of the Oak Creek Massacre|Simran Jeet Singh|August 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He returned minutes later dressed in combat gear, including a Kevlar vest, leggings, and sporting a groin protector.How Alleged Colorado Shooter James Holmes Bought His Guns|Christine Pelisek, Eliza Shapiro|July 21, 2012|DAILY BEAST
They were bulky from the Kevlar vests they wore under their rain slickers, with kind and exasperated expressions on their faces.Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town|Cory Doctorow
British Dictionary definitions for kevlar
Word Origin and History for kevlar
registered trademark (DuPont) for a synthetic fiber developed there c.1965.