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ˈɑr mərar·mor

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. armor, armournoun

    protective covering made of metal and used in combat

  2. armor, armournoun

    a military unit consisting of armored fighting vehicles

  3. armor, armourverb

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

  4. armor, armourverb

    equip with armor


  1. armornoun

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

  2. armornoun

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

  3. armornoun

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

  4. armornoun

    A tank, or other heavy mobile assault vehicle.

  5. armornoun

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

  6. armorverb

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

  7. armorverb

    To provide something with an analogous form of protection.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Armornoun

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

  2. Armornoun

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

  3. Etymology: [OE. armure, fr. F. armure, OF. armeure, fr. L. armatura. See Armature.]


  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.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. armor

    Defensive arms for the body; any clothing or covering worn to protect one’s person in battle. In English statutes, armor is used for the whole apparatus of war, including offensive as well as defensive arms. The statutes of armor directed what arms every man should provide. Armor has also been extensively used in England in plating important fortifications as those of Portsmouth, and also in Germany for the forts along the frontier.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of armor in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of armor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of armor in a Sentence

  1. Steve McCraw:

    Three minutes after the suspect entered the west building, there was a sufficient number of armed officers wearing body armor to isolate, distract and neutralize the subject, the only thing stopping a hallway of dedicated officers from entering Room 111, and 112, was the on-scene commander, who decided to place the lives of officers before the lives of children.

  2. Mike Lucas:

    All we know is the fact that he walked in here heavily armed with body armor on, in military fatigues and caused a great amount of panic inside the store. So he certainly had the capability the potential to harm people, and then obviously what's happened in Texas and Dayton and all that kind of stuff in the last seven days -- that's on everybody's mind.

  3. Jean Ross:

    You talk about how essential, how needed, how grateful you are, and yet you throw us to the wolves. You throw us out onto a battlefield without armor and the more we complain we don't see anything being done.

  4. Percival:

    One hour of thoughtful solitude may nerve the heart for days of conflict - girding up its armor to meet the most insidious foe.

  5. Will Geddes:

    It's incredibly unusual for there to be circumstances that would justify a head of state actually wearing body armor, and especially to a dignitary or a VIP meeting.

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