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Variant of visor.
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1. (Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) a variant spelling of visor
2. (Automotive Engineering) a variant spelling of visor
3. (Clothing & Fashion) a variant spelling of visor
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or vi•zor(ˈvaɪ zər)
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]
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Past participle: vizored
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|Noun||1.||vizor - 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.||vizor - a brim that projects to the front to shade the eyes; "he pulled down the bill of his cap and trudged ahead"|
brim - a circular projection that sticks outward from the crown of a hat
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