What does armor mean?

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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

Wiktionary

  1. armornoun

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

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

  2. armornoun

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

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

  3. armornoun

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

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

  4. armornoun

    A tank, or other heavy mobile assault vehicle.

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

  5. armornoun

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

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

  6. armorverb

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

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

  7. armorverb

    To provide something with an analogous form of protection.

    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

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

  2. Armornoun

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

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

Freebase

  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. Ex Josh Groban:

    It's like you’ve put your armor on for the day.

  2. Niccola Sebastiani:

    If someone tells you that the fully armored man of the Middle Ages was so encumbered by his armor that he could not rise if he fell, you may well ask yourself, first, if it is reasonable to assume that professional soldiers would go on wearing armor that kept them from fighting and second, if this theory is in line with what you know of the heavily armored men of your personal acquaintance.

  3. Game of Thrones, Season 6:

    Tyrion Lannister: Let me give you some advice, bastard. Never forget what you are. The rest of the world will not. Wear it like armor, and it can never be used to hurt you.

  4. Abu Hamed:

    There is a large attrition, particularly of anti-armor weapons, the military equipment we have - be it tanks, cars or trucks, is being targeted directly. We lost two cars today.

  5. Wilbur Ross:

    One of the factors relating to national security would be if you needed a very rapid buildup, are the skill sets there, particularly are the skill sets there for the very complex alloys that are needed for armor plate and things of that sort.

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