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. 2000.

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  • 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

  • clad — [klæd] adj literary [Date: 1200 1300; Origin: Old past participle of clothe] 1.) wearing a particular kind of clothing clad in ▪ She felt hot, despite being clad only in a thin cotton dress. warmly/suitably/scantily clad (=dressed warmly etc) 2.) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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

  • clad — adjective 1 literary wearing a particular kind of clothing: a model clad in silk and lace | warmly/poorly/scantily clad (=dressed in a particular way) 2 snow clad/ivy clad etc covered in a particular thing: an armour clad ship …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • armour — ar|mour BrE armor AmE [ˈa:mə US ˈa:rmər] n [U] [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: armure, from Latin armatura; ARMATURE] 1.) metal or leather clothing that protects your body, worn by soldiers in battles in past times ▪ a knight wearing a… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • armour — BrE, armor AmE noun (U) 1 metal or leather clothing that protects your body, worn by soldiers in battles in former times: a knight in shining armour | suit of armor 2 a strong metal layer that protects military vehicles: armour clad warships 3 a… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 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

  • 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

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

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