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- armor (United States)
- (uncountable) A protective layer over a body, vehicle, or other object intended to deflect or diffuse damaging forces.
- (uncountable) A natural form of this kind of protection on an animal's body.
- (uncountable) Metal plate, protecting a ship, military vehicle, or aircraft.
- (countable) A tank, or other heavy mobile assault vehicle.
- (military, uncountable) A military formation consisting primarily of tanks or other armoured fighting vehicles, collectively.
- (hydrology, uncountable) The naturally occurring surface of pebbles, rocks or boulders that line the bed of a waterway or beach and provide protection against erosion.
- (body armour): body armour, body armour, mail, chain mail, plate, suit of armour, suit of armour
- (animal): horn, carapace, chitin
- (metal plate): armour plate, armour plate
- (military): mechanized, cavalry
terms derived from armour (noun)
protective layer over a body, vehicle, or other object intended to deflect or diffuse damaging forces
natural form of this kind of protection on an animal's body
tank — see tank
other heavy mobile assault vehicle
military formation consisting primarily of tanks
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- (transitive) To equip something with armour or a protective coating or hardening.
- (transitive) To provide something with an analogous form of protection.
- Late Anglo-Norman spelling of
- De rochez et chemyses cover ses armours