Definitions for visorˈvaɪ zər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vi•sorˈvaɪ zər(n.)

or vi•zor

  1. the projecting front brim of a cap.

    Category: Clothing

  2. a flap, mounted on the inside of an automobile, used to shield one's eyes from glare.

    Category: Automotive

  3. the front piece on a medieval helmet, often being movable and having slits for vision.

    Category: Heraldry

  4. a means of concealment; disguise.

  5. (v.t.)to protect or mask with a visor; shield.

Origin of visor:

1250–1300; ME viser < AF (cf. OF visiere) =vis face (see visage ) +-er -er2

vi′sored(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. visor, vizor(noun)

    a piece of armor plate (with eye slits) fixed or hinged to a medieval helmet to protect the face

  2. bill, peak, eyeshade, visor, vizor(noun)

    a brim that projects to the front to shade the eyes

    "he pulled down the bill of his cap and trudged ahead"

Wiktionary

  1. visor(Noun)

    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. visor(Noun)

    A mask used to disfigure or disguise.

  3. visor(Noun)

    The fore piece of a cap, projecting over, and protecting the eyes.

  4. Origin: From viser, from visiere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Visor(noun)

    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. Visor(noun)

    a mask used to disfigure or disguise

  3. Visor(noun)

    the fore piece of a cap, projecting over, and protecting the eyes


Translations for visor

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

display(noun)

the part of a video recorder, calculator, digital watch etc that shows numbers, the date, time, or other information.

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