A protective layer over a body, vehicle, or other object intended to deflect or diffuse damaging forces. (noun)
A natural form of this kind of protection on an animal's body. (noun)
Metal plate, protecting a ship, military vehicle, or aircraft. (noun)
A tank, or other heavy mobile assault vehicle. (noun)
A military formation consisting primarily of tanks or other armoured fighting vehicles, collectively. (noun)
The naturally occurring surface of pebbles, rocks or boulders that line the bed of a waterway or beach and provide protection against erosion. (noun)
To equip something with armor or a protective coating or hardening. (verb)
To provide something with an analogous form of protection. (verb)
Examples of word armor
Where we do see cracks in armor is in new-home construction, both in single-family sales and condos.
Any chink in the armor is to be avoided at all costs; it will just turn up on YouTube and everyone will laugh at you.
We knew the Kindle's DRM would be cracked the minute we heard about it, and it looks like the first chink in the armor is here courtesy of Igor Skochinsky: he's discovered the algorithm the Kindle uses to turn regular Mobipocket books into Amazon's proprietary. azw format.
Palin needs to learn what armor is if she ever wants to be considered a legit candidate for president.
Israeli armor is being delayed in deployment so that mine sweeping operations can be undertaken.