arˈmour-plating noun
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Main Entry:armour

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armour-plating noun [uncountable]
Thesaurus: metalworking and forms of metalhyponym types of metalhypernym
Main entry: armour-plated

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  • armour-plating — N UNCOUNT The armour plating on a vehicle or building is the hard metal covering which is intended to protect it from gunfire and other missiles. (in AM, use armor plating) …   English dictionary

  • armour plating — noun Heavy plate steel, or other strong plate metal, installed to create armour on a structure or vehicle …   Wiktionary

  • armour-plating — See: armour plated …   English dictionary

  • Armour — (or armor) is protective covering, most commonly manufactured from metals, to prevent damage from being inflicted to an individual or a vehicle through use of direct contact weapons or projectiles, usually during combat. While early armour tended …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • armour plate — /ˈamə pleɪt/ (say ahmuh playt) noun a plate or plating of specially hardened steel used to cover warships, tanks, aircraft, fortifications, etc., to protect them from enemy fire. Also, armor plate, armour plating, armor plating. –armour plated,… …  

  • 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 — 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 plate — noun specially hardened steel plate used to protect fortifications or vehicles from enemy fire • Syn: ↑armor plate, ↑armor plating, ↑plate armor, ↑plate armour • Hypernyms: ↑plate, ↑scale, ↑shell …   Useful english dictionary

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