What does armor mean?

Definitions for armor
ˈɑr mərar·mor

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word armor.

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

  3. Origin: [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. Denise Mattison:

    He was my knight in shining armor.

  2. Italian Proverb:

    The best armor is to keep out of range.

  3. Laurence J. Peter:

    Against logic there is no armor like ignorance.

  4. Ex Josh Groban:

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

  5. Robert South:

    Innocence is like polished armor; it adorns and defends.

Images & Illustrations of armor

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