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Princeton's WordNet

  1. armor, armournoun

    a military unit consisting of armored fighting vehicles

  2. armor, armournoun

    protective covering made of metal and used in combat

  3. armor, armourverb

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

  4. armor, armourverb

    equip with armor


  1. Armour

    Armour or armor is protective covering used to prevent damage from being inflicted to an object, individual or a vehicle through use of direct contact weapons or projectiles, usually during combat, or from damage caused by a potentially dangerous environment or action. Personal armour is used to protect soldiers, and war animals such as war horses. Vehicle armour is used on warships and armoured fighting vehicles.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Armour

    ärm′ur, n. defensive arms or dress: heraldic insignia: plating of ships of war.—adj. Armō′rial, belonging to armour, or to the arms of a family.—ns. Arm′our-bear′er; Arm′ourer, a maker or repairer of, or one who has the charge of, armour.—adj. Arm′our-plat′ed.—ns. Arm′oury, Arm′ory, the place in which arms are made or kept: a collection of ancient armour; Coat′-arm′our, originally a vest of silk embroidered in colours, worn by a knight over his armour. [See Arm (2).]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. armour

    A defensive habit to protect the wearer from his enemy; also defensive arms. In old statutes this is frequently called harness.

Who Was Who?

  1. Armour

    A Chicago family who keep the world supplied with meat and themselves out of the government jails.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of armour in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of armour in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of armour in a Sentence

  1. Von Humboldt:

    It is resignation and contentment that are best calculated to lead us safely through life. Whoever has not sufficient power to endure privations, and even suffering, can never feel that he is armour-proof against painful emotions; nay, he must attribute to himself, or at least to the morbid sensitiveness of his nature, every disagreeable feeling he may suffer.

  2. Lisa Smoczynski:

    It's challenging, i've got Under Armour, lined pants, fleece-lined jeans — let's see, one, two, three, four, five layers. Insulated gloves, insulated boots, the heaviest socks available. Under Armour hat. All the joys of life.

  3. Corinna Freedman:

    Under Armour has proven to be a formidable opponent in the sponsorship arena.

  4. Matt Delzell:

    Cam has a cool factor about him, he puts his name and reputation behind different things in different categories again because of the nature of who he is, peyton does pizza and insurance and those are pretty safe categories, safe companies. Beats (headphones) is edgy, they play hip hop in their spots and they are all about music and being cool and Under Armour is certainly a cool brand as well.

  5. Douglas Adams, The Guardian:

    The idea that Bill Gates has appeared like a knight in shining armour to lead all customers out of a mire of technological chaos neatly ignores the fact that it was he, by peddling second-rate technology, who led them into it in the first place.

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    any of a class of organic compounds containing the cyano radical -CN
    • A. impurity
    • B. concoction
    • C. nitrile
    • D. flair

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