roll cage

|

noun

a system of metal bars fitted around the seating area of a vehicle, especially a racing car, to prevent the occupants from being crushed if the vehicle rolls over.

Nearby words

  1. roll around,
  2. roll back,
  3. roll bag,
  4. roll bar,
  5. roll book,
  6. roll call,
  7. roll cloud,
  8. roll film,
  9. roll in,
  10. roll in the aisles

Origin of roll cage

First recorded in 1965–70

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for roll cage

  • It was barely recognizable, having been reduced to its roll-cage, drive-train and control-panel.

    Makers|Cory Doctorow