Definitions for ARMORˈɑr mər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ar•mor*ˈɑr mər(n.; v.)-mored, -mor•ing.

  1. (n.)any covering worn as a defense against weapons.

  2. a suit of armor.

  3. a protective covering of metal, esp. metal plates, used on warships, armored vehicles, etc.

    Category: Military

  4. mechanized units of military forces, as armored divisions.

    Category: Military

  5. Ref: Also called armament. 3

  6. any quality, characteristic, situation, or thing that serves as protection.

  7. the outer, protective wrapping of metal, usu. fine, braided steel wires, on a cable.

    Category: Metallurgy

  8. (v.t.)to cover or equip with armor or armor plate.

* Usage: See -or1.

Origin of armor:

1250–1300; ME armo(u)r, armure < AF armour(e), OF armëure < L armātūra; see armature

Princeton's WordNet

  1. armor, armour(noun)

    protective covering made of metal and used in combat

  2. armor, armour(noun)

    a military unit consisting of armored fighting vehicles

  3. armor, armour(verb)

    tough more-or-less rigid protective covering of an animal or plant

  4. armor, armour(verb)

    equip with armor


  1. armor(Noun)

    A protective layer over a body, vehicle, or other object intended to deflect or diffuse damaging forces.

  2. armor(Noun)

    A natural form of this kind of protection on an animal's body.

  3. armor(Noun)

    Metal plate, protecting a ship, military vehicle, or aircraft.

  4. armor(Noun)

    A tank, or other heavy mobile assault vehicle.

  5. armor(Noun)

    A military formation consisting primarily of tanks or other armoured fighting vehicles, collectively.

  6. armor(Verb)

    To equip something with armor or a protective coating or hardening.

  7. armor(Verb)

    To provide something with an analogous form of protection.

  8. Origin: From armour, from armure, from armure, from armatura.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Armor(noun)

    defensive arms for the body; any clothing or covering worn to protect one's person in battle

  2. Armor(noun)

    steel or iron covering, whether of ships or forts, protecting them from the fire of artillery


  1. Armor

    Armor is a fictional character who exists in Marvel Comics' shared universe, the Marvel Universe. She is a mutant Japanese teenager who is enrolled at the Xavier Institute who retains her powers after the events of Decimation. She first appeared in Astonishing X-Men, vol. 3 #4.


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