armor-clad

adjective
covered with heavy steel
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armor-plated vehicles

Similar to: ↑armored, ↑armoured

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I. \\ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷\ adjective
Etymology: armor (I) + clad
: sheathed in or protected by armor
II. \\ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷\ noun (-s)
: a ship (as a warship) protected by armor

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/ahr"meuhr klad'/, adj.
covered with armor.
[1860-65; ARMOR + CLAD]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • 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 — [är′mərklad΄] adj. covered with armor …   English World dictionary

  • armor-clad — /ahr meuhr klad /, adj. covered with armor. [1860 65; ARMOR + CLAD] * * * …   Universalium

  • armor-clad — ar′mor clad adj. 1) covered or protected with armor 2) an armor plated vessel • Etymology: 1860–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • armor-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

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

  • Armor-plated — Ar mor plat ed, a. Covered with defensive plates of metal, as a ship of war; steel clad. [1913 Webster] This day will be launched . . . the first armor plated steam frigate in the possession of Great Britain. Times (Dec. 29, 1860). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • 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

  • mail-clad mailed — armoured 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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