armoured


armoured
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BrE armored AmE [ˈa:məd US ˈa:rmərd] adj
1.) armoured vehicles have an outside layer made of metal to protect them from attack
armored personnel carriers
2.) an armoured army uses armoured vehicles
an armoured division

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • armoured — adj. 1. provided with protective covering; used of animals. Opposite of {unarmored}. Note: [Narrower terms: {bone covered ; {scaly, scaley, scaled}. Syn: armored. [WordNet 1.5] 2. same as {armor clad}; used of persons or things military. Opposite …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • armoured — [[t]ɑ͟ː(r)mə(r)d[/t]] (in AM, use armored) 1) ADJ: usu ADJ n Armoured vehicles are fitted with a hard metal covering in order to protect them from gunfire and other missiles. More than forty armoured vehicles carrying troops have been sent into… …   English dictionary

  • armoured — adjective a) Possessing armour. The armoured vehicle rolled into the city b) Equipped with armoured vehicles. armoured unit, Royal Canadian Armoured Corps Syn: mailed, mechanized, tank …   Wiktionary

  • armoured — (BrE) (AmE armored) adj. VERBS ▪ be ADVERB ▪ heavily ▪ a convoy of heavily armoured vehicles ▪ lightly …   Collocations dictionary

  • armoured — BrE, armored AmE 1 armoured vehicles have an outside layer made of metal to protect them from attack: armored personnel carriers 2 an armoured army used armoured vehicles: an armoured division …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • armoured — /ˈaməd/ (say ahmuhd) adjective 1. protected by armour or armour plate. 2. consisting of troops using armoured vehicles: an armoured division. Also, armored …   Australian English dictionary

  • armoured — UK [ˈɑː(r)mə(r)d] / US [ˈɑrmərd] adjective [usually before noun] an armoured vehicle, such as a tank or a car for an important person, is covered with layers of hard metal to protect it from attack …   English dictionary

  • armoured — [ˈɑːməd] adj an armoured vehicle is covered with layers of hard metal to protect it from attack …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • armoured — armour (US armor) ► NOUN 1) the metal coverings formerly worn to protect the body in battle. 2) (also armour plate) the tough metal layer covering a military vehicle or ship. 3) military vehicles collectively. 4) the protective layer or shell of… …   English terms dictionary

  • armoured — adjective 1. protected by armor (used of persons or things military) • Syn: ↑armored • Ant: ↑unarmored (for: ↑armored) • Similar to: ↑armor clad, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary


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