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armature (plural armatures)
- The rotating part of an electric motor or dynamo, which mostly consists of coils of wire around a metal core.
- The moving part in an electromechanical device like a loudspeaker or a buzzer.
- A piece of soft steel or iron that connects the poles of a magnet
- (sculpture) A supporting framework in a sculpture.
- A protective organ, structure, or covering of an animal or plant, for defense or offense, like claws, teeth, thorns, or the shell of a turtle.
- Armor, or a suit of armor.
- The frame of a pair of glasses.
2014 June 24, “Google Glass go on sale in the UK for £1,000”, The Guardian:
- It can take pictures or video from a front-facing camera, controlled by a voice command or a swipe on the right-hand armature, and is designed to display at-a-glance information on its screen which is visible only to the user.
armature f (plural armatures)
- framework (supportive structure)
- “armature” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).
- plural form of