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Visor

Visor Meaning & Definition
Visor Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Visor?

[n] a brim that projects to the front to shade the eyes; "he pulled down the bill of his cap and trudged ahead"
[n] a piece of armor plate (with eye slits) fixed or hinged to a medieval helmet to protect the face

Synonyms | Synonyms for Visor: bill | eyeshade | peak | vizor

Related Terms | Find terms related to Visor:

See Also | armor plate | armor plating | armour plate | baseball cap | brim | golf cap | helmet | jockey cap | kepi | peaked cap | plate armor | plate armour | service cap | yachting cap

Visor In Webster's Dictionary

\Vis"or\, n. [OE. visere, F. visi[`e]re, fr. OF. vis. See {Visage}, {Vision}.] [Written also {visar}, {visard}, {vizard}, and {vizor}.] 1. A part of a helmet, arranged so as to lift or open, and so show the face. The openings for seeing and breathing are generally in it. 2. A mask used to disfigure or disguise. ``My very visor began to assume life.'' --Shak. My weaker government since, makes you pull off the visor. --Sir P. Sidney. 3. The fore piece of a cap, projecting over, and protecting the eyes.

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