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vi·sor

also vi·zor  (vī′zər)
n.
1. A piece projecting from the front of a cap or headband to shade or protect the eyes.
2. A transparent, often tinted piece on the front of a safety helmet, designed to protect the face and eyes and usually capable of being raised and lowered.
3. A fixed or movable shield against glare attached above the windshield of an automotive vehicle.
4. The front piece of the helmet of a suit of armor, designed to protect the face and eyes while allowing the wearer to see through a narrow opening.
5. A means of concealment or disguise; a mask.
tr.v. vi·sored, vi·sor·ing, vi·sors also vi·zored or vi·zor·ing or vi·zors
To provide or protect with a visor.

[Alteration of Middle English viser, from Anglo-Norman, from vis, face, from Latin vīsus, appearance; see visage.]

visor

(ˈvaɪzə) or

vizor

n
1. (Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) a transparent flap on a helmet that can be pulled down to protect the face
2. (Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) a piece of armour fixed or hinged to the helmet to protect the face and with slits for the eyes
3. (Clothing & Fashion) another name for peak6
4. (Automotive Engineering) a small movable screen used as protection against glare from the sun, esp one attached above the windscreen of a motor vehicle
5. archaic or literary a mask or any other means of disguise or concealment
vb
(tr) to cover, provide, or protect with a visor; shield
[C14: from Anglo-French viser, from Old French visiere, from vis face; see visage]
ˈvisored, ˈvizored adj
ˈvisorless, ˈvizorless adj

vi•sor

or vi•zor

(ˈvaɪ zər)

n.
1. the projecting front brim of a cap.
2. a flap, mounted on the inside of an automobile, used to shield one's eyes from glare.
3. the front piece on a medieval helmet, often being movable and having slits for vision.
4. a means of concealment; disguise.
v.t.
5. to protect or mask with a visor; shield.
[1250–1300; Middle English viser < Anglo-French (compare Old French visiere) =vis face (see visage) + -er -er2]
vi′sored, adj.

visor


Past participle: visored
Gerund: visoring

Imperative
visor
visor
Present
I visor
you visor
he/she/it visors
we visor
you visor
they visor
Preterite
I visored
you visored
he/she/it visored
we visored
you visored
they visored
Present Continuous
I am visoring
you are visoring
he/she/it is visoring
we are visoring
you are visoring
they are visoring
Present Perfect
I have visored
you have visored
he/she/it has visored
we have visored
you have visored
they have visored
Past Continuous
I was visoring
you were visoring
he/she/it was visoring
we were visoring
you were visoring
they were visoring
Past Perfect
I had visored
you had visored
he/she/it had visored
we had visored
you had visored
they had visored
Future
I will visor
you will visor
he/she/it will visor
we will visor
you will visor
they will visor
Future Perfect
I will have visored
you will have visored
he/she/it will have visored
we will have visored
you will have visored
they will have visored
Future Continuous
I will be visoring
you will be visoring
he/she/it will be visoring
we will be visoring
you will be visoring
they will be visoring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been visoring
you have been visoring
he/she/it has been visoring
we have been visoring
you have been visoring
they have been visoring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been visoring
you will have been visoring
he/she/it will have been visoring
we will have been visoring
you will have been visoring
they will have been visoring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been visoring
you had been visoring
he/she/it had been visoring
we had been visoring
you had been visoring
they had been visoring
Conditional
I would visor
you would visor
he/she/it would visor
we would visor
you would visor
they would visor
Past Conditional
I would have visored
you would have visored
he/she/it would have visored
we would have visored
you would have visored
they would have visored
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.visor - a piece of armor plate (with eye slits) fixed or hinged to a medieval helmet to protect the facevisor - a piece of armor plate (with eye slits) fixed or hinged to a medieval helmet to protect the face
armor plate, armor plating, armour plate, plate armor, plate armour - specially hardened steel plate used to protect fortifications or vehicles from enemy fire
helmet - armor plate that protects the head
2.visor - a brim that projects to the front to shade the eyesvisor - a brim that projects to the front to shade the eyes; "he pulled down the bill of his cap and trudged ahead"
baseball cap, golf cap, jockey cap - a cap with a bill
brim - a circular projection that sticks outward from the crown of a hat
kepi, peaked cap, service cap, yachting cap - a cap with a flat circular top and a visor

visor

noun
The projecting rim on the front of a cap:
Translations
kšilt
lippavisiiri
napellenző

visor

[ˈvaɪzəʳ] Nvisera f

visor

[ˈvaɪzər] nvisière f

visor

n (on helmet) → Visier nt; (on cap) → Schirm m; (Aut) → Blende f; sun visorSchild m, → Schirm m; (Aut) → Sonnenblende f

visor

[ˈvaɪzəʳ] n (on helmet) → visiera (Aut) → aletta parasole
References in classic literature ?
The girls were looking at him and straining their eyes to make out the features which the clumsy visor obscured, but when they heard themselves called maidens, a thing so much out of their line, they could not restrain their laughter, which made Don Quixote wax indignant, and say, "Modesty becomes the fair, and moreover laughter that has little cause is great silliness; this, however, I say not to pain or anger you, for my desire is none other than to serve you.
Fair and true he hit the Norman on the visor, where his lance's point kept hold of the bars.
Their visors closed, their lances in the rest, Or at the helmet pointed or the crest, They vanish from the barrier, speed the race, And spurring see decrease the middle space.
The address of the riders recovered their steeds by use of the bridle and spur; and having glared on each other for an instant with eyes which seemed to flash fire through the bars of their visors, each made a demi-volte, and, retiring to the extremity of the lists, received a fresh lance from the attendants.
And when it had got to the worst, and it seemed to me that I could not stand anything more, a fly got in through the bars and settled on my nose, and the bars were stuck and wouldn't work, and I couldn't get the visor up; and I could only shake my head, which was baking hot by this time, and the fly -- well, you know how a fly acts when he has got a certainty -- he only minded the shaking enough to change from nose to lip, and lip to ear, and buzz and buzz all around in there, and keep on lighting and biting, in a way that a person, already so distressed as I was, simply could not stand.
without having to look from the side of the sun visor to check if the light has turned green, etc.
Some type of corner protector on the visor would completely eliminate this risk of trashing a windscreen.
Visorcat is a world first in visor cleaning technology - for the first time motorcyclists can safely wash, as well as wipe, the visor while on the bike, improving vision and safety.
But you 'II need two upper tracks and two lower tracks for each visor assembly.
The number of macroscopic splashes was determined by inspecting the surface of the visor against a white background under a bright light.
Photo B) In this visor, the outside feathers were 12 inches and the center feather ended up being 13 inches long.
The visor can be worn on its own by adjusting the cord to fit your head or can connect directly to your glasses by slipping their arms through the elastic loops at its corners.