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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 ?
Let the suits of the masquers be graceful, and such as become the person, when the vizors are off; not after examples of known attires; Turke, soldiers, mariners', and the like.
The German, though he reeled for an instant before the thrust of the Englishman, struck his opponent so fairly upon the vizor that the laces burst, the plumed helmet flew to pieces, and Sir Nigel galloped on down the lists with his bald head shimmering in the sunshine.
In the final bout, however, Sir Nigel struck his opponent with so true an aim that the point of the lance caught between the bars of his vizor and tore the front of his helmet out, while the German, aiming somewhat low, and half stunned by the shock, had the misfortune to strike his adversary upon the thigh, a breach of the rules of the tilting-yard, by which he not only sacrificed his chances of success, but would also have forfeited his horse and his armor, had the English knight chosen to claim them.
He will cover his face with an iron vizor, which the prisoner shall never raise except at peril of his life."