the transparent window of a spacesuit’s helmet
Back in the control-room, Dunark and Sitar let their pressure decrease gradually to that of the terrestrial vessel and removed the face-plates from their helmets.
Another guardsman in black armor came clawing up the rungs in frantic haste. He slammed his face plate up.
He took a curved stone and spat on it and began scouring his faceplate to remove the accumulated scratches in its hard plastic.
He looked past the grimy surface of the faceplate and at the pale white face on the other side.
Tears dropped onto the faceplate of the suit.
Nash instinctively threw his arms up in front of his helmet to protect his faceplate from being cracked.
The sun was overhead, too bright to look at even through her faceplate.
I still had to use my free hand to clear silt from my faceplate.
Earliest cite in OED: 1962.
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