armour-plated


armour-plated
.armour-'plated
adj BrE armor-plated AmE
something, especially a vehicle, that is armour-plated has an outer metal layer to protect it
>armour plating n [U]
>armour plate n [U]

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • armour-plated — adjective covered with heavy steel armor plated vehicles • Syn: ↑armor clad, ↑armour clad, ↑armor plated, ↑steel plated • Similar to: ↑armored, ↑armoured * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • armour-plated — armor clad armor clad armor plated armor plated armour plated armour plated armour clad armour cladadj. 1. 1 protected with a covering of armor. Syn: steel plated. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • armour-plated — ADJ: usu ADJ n An armour plated vehicle or building has a hard metal covering in order to protect it from gunfire and other missiles. He has taken to travelling in an armour plated car. (in AM, use armor plated) …   English dictionary

  • armour-plated — BrE, armor plated AmE adjective something, especially a vehicle, that is armour plated has an outer metal layer to protect it armour plating noun (U) armour plate noun (U) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • armour-plated — UK / US adjective covered with a layer of hard metal to give protection, for example against an attack or explosion the armour plated doors of the embassy Derived word: armour plating noun uncountable …   English dictionary

  • armour-plated — Panels and glass that are extra thick to be bullet proof …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • armour-clad — armor clad armor clad armor plated armor plated armour plated armour plated armour clad armour cladadj. 1. 1 protected with a covering of armor. Syn: steel plated. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • armour-clad — adjective covered with heavy steel armor plated vehicles • Syn: ↑armor clad, ↑armor plated, ↑armour plated, ↑steel plated • Similar to: ↑armored, ↑armoured …   Useful english dictionary

  • armour-plating — arˈmour plating noun • • • Main Entry: ↑armour * * * armour plating noun [uncountable] Thesaurus: metalworking and forms of metalhyponym types of metalhypernym …   Useful english dictionary

  • armour — (US armor) noun 1》 the metal coverings formerly worn by soldiers to protect the body in battle. 2》 (also armour plate) the tough metal layer covering a military vehicle or ship.     ↘military vehicles collectively. 3》 the protective layer or… …   English new terms dictionary


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