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armor

ar·mor

armor

 
 
pronunciation:
ar mr
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a suit made of leather, metal, or other strong material, worn to protect the body during battle.
Both the knight and his horse wore armor.
 
synonyms:
mail
definition 2: a covering placed on ships and vehicles that protects against weapons.
The shells could not damage the tank's armor.
similar words:
fortification, protection, shield
definition 3: the covering on certain animals that protects them against attack.
The turtle wears its armor on its back.
synonyms:
scales, shell
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: armored, armoring, armors
definition: to outfit or cover with armor.
The soldiers armored the jeep with steel plates.
similar words:
arm, cover, equip, outfit
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