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Armor

Armor Meaning & Definition
Armor Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Armor?

[n] tough more-or-less rigid protective covering of an animal or plant
[n] protective covering made of metal and used in combat
[n] a military unit consisting of armored fighting vehicles
[v] equip with armor

Synonyms | Synonyms for Armor: armour | armour | armour | armour

Related Terms | Find terms related to Armor: aegis | armament | armature | armor plate | bard | beaver | body armor | brassard | breastplate | buckler | bulletproof vest | callosity | callousness | callus | chain armor | chain mail | chitin | cloak | coat of mail | coif | corselet | cortex | cover | cuirass | elytron | episperm | flintiness | formidable defenses | gas mask | gauntlet | guard | habergeon | hard heart | hard shell | hardenedness | hardheartedness | hardness | hardness of heart | harness | hauberk | headpiece | heart of stone | helm | helmet | imperviousness | induration | insensitiveness | insensitivity | inuredness | jamb | lorica | lorication | mail | mantle | nasal | needles | obduracy | obdurateness | panoply | pericarp | Philistinism | plate | plate armor | protection | protective covering | rhinoceros hide | rondel | safeguard | screen | scute | scutum | security | shell | shelter | shield | shroud | spines | stoniness | suit of armor | test | testa | thick skin | veil | visor | ward

See Also | body armor | body armour | buckler | cataphract | coat of mail | equip | fit | fit out | force | military force | military group | military unit | outfit | protection | protective cover | protective covering | protective covering | shield | suit of armor | suit of armour

Armor In Webster's Dictionary

\Ar"mor\, n. [OE. armure, fr. F. armure, OF. armeure, fr. L. armatura. See {Armature}.] [Spelt also {armour}.] 1. Defensive arms for the body; any clothing or covering worn to protect one's person in battle. Note: In English statues, armor is used for the whole apparatus of war, including offensive as well as defensive arms. The statues of armor directed what arms every man should provide. 2. Steel or iron covering, whether of ships or forts, protecting them from the fire of artillery. {Coat armor}, the escutcheon of a person or family, with its several charges and other furniture, as mantling, crest, supporters, motto, etc. {Submarine}, a water-tight dress or covering for a diver. See under {Submarine}.

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