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  • armour (British, Canadian, Australian)


From Middle English armo(u)r/armure, from Anglo-Norman armure, from Old French armëure, from Latin armātūra.



armor (countable and uncountable, plural armors) (chiefly American)

  1. (uncountable) A protective layer over a body, vehicle, or other object intended to deflect or diffuse damaging forces.
  2. (uncountable) A natural form of this kind of protection on an animal's body.
  3. (uncountable) Metal plate, protecting a ship, military vehicle, or aircraft.
  4. (countable) A tank, or other heavy mobile assault vehicle.
  5. (military, uncountable) A military formation consisting primarily of tanks or other armoured fighting vehicles, collectively.
  6. (hydrology, uncountable) The naturally occurring surface of pebbles, rocks or boulders that line the bed of a waterway or beach and provide protection against erosion.


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armor (third-person singular simple present armors, present participle armoring, simple past and past participle armored)

  1. (transitive) To equip something with armor or a protective coating or hardening.
  2. (transitive) To provide something with an analogous form of protection.




  1. armour (body protection)

This Albanian entry was created from the translations listed at armour. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see armor in the Albanian Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) November 2009