armor plating


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Noun1.armor plating - specially hardened steel plate used to protect fortifications or vehicles from enemy firearmor plating - specially hardened steel plate used to protect fortifications or vehicles from enemy fire
backplate - plate armor protecting the back; worn as part of a cuirass
beaver - a movable piece of armor on a medieval helmet used to protect the lower face
brassard - armor plate that protects the arm
breastplate, egis, aegis - armor plate that protects the chest; the front part of a cuirass
cannon - (Middle Ages) a cylindrical piece of armor plate to protect the arm
chamfron, chanfron, frontstall, front-stall, testiere - medieval plate armor to protect a horse's head
cubitiere - body armor that protects the elbow
cuisse - armor plate that protects the thigh
epauliere - armor plate that protects the shoulder
fauld - a piece of armor plate below the breastplate
gorget - armor plate that protects the neck
greave, jambeau - armor plate that protects legs below the knee
helmet - armor plate that protects the head
knee piece - armor plate that protects the knee
nosepiece - armor plate that protects the nose
pallette, palette - one of the rounded armor plates at the armpits of a suit of armor
scale, shell, plate - a metal sheathing of uniform thickness (such as the shield attached to an artillery piece to protect the gunners)
roundel - round piece of armor plate that protects the armpit
skirt of tasses - armor plate that protects the body below the waist
sabaton, solleret - armor plate that protects the foot; consists of mail with a solid toe and heel
tasse, tasset - one of two pieces of armor plate hanging from the fauld to protect the upper thighs
tuille - armor plate that protects the hip and thigh
visor, vizor - a piece of armor plate (with eye slits) fixed or hinged to a medieval helmet to protect the face
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Occupants are surrounded by level II, III and IV armor plating, while ballistic glass allows them to look outside.
This kit is designed to assist with the repair of armor plating on HUMVEE vehicles, as well as the installation of satellite antennas for global positioning systems that allow vehicles to be located and contacted anywhere.
The spall liner protects the crew against flakes of material that can chip off the inside of armor plating when an armored fighting vehicle is attacked.
The Marine Cargo Specialists at the 842nd also reviewed the dimensional data for all of the cargo and updated the weights for vehicles that had been fitted with additional armor plating.
As for safety on our freeways, when are automakers going to provide armor plating and periscopes to safeguard normal-size autos that risk disaster among these behemoths?
In that way we'd save money on the armor plating and gun turrets.
Christina Larson, a psychologist at the University of West Florida, told her about Depleted Uranium (DU), the dense radioactive waste product the Pentagon reprocesses into artillery shells and armor plating for tanks.

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