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1. A defensive covering, as of metal, wood, or leather, worn to protect the body against weapons.
2. A tough, protective covering, such as the bony scales covering certain animals or the metallic plates on tanks or warships.
3. A safeguard or protection: faith, the missionary's armor.
a. The combat arm that deploys armored vehicles, such as tanks.
b. The armored vehicles of an army.
tr.v. ar·mored, ar·mor·ing, ar·mors
To cover with armor.
[Middle English armure, from Old French armeure, from Latin armātūra, equipment; see armature.]
1. protected by armor.
2. equipped with armored vehicles.
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|Adj.||1.||armored - protected by armor (used of persons or things military)|
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
|2.||armored - used of animals; provided with protective covering|
|3.||armored - equipped with the complete arms and armor of a warrior|