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armoured

Line breaks: ar|moured
Pronunciation: /ˈɑːməd
 
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(US armored)

Definition of armoured in English:

adjective

1Covered with or protected by armour: armoured vehicles
More example sentences
  • The armoured vehicle is protected against 14.5 mm heavy machine gun rounds and artillery splinters.
  • Witnesses said US troops riding in jeeps and armoured vehicles opened fire after children in the crowd started pelting them with shoes and stones.
  • The division's long columns of trucks and Humvee armoured vehicles avoided Iraqi army and paramilitary units as they pushed north on Thursday and Friday.
Synonyms
2(Of some animals and plants) having a protective layer or shell: armoured fish
More example sentences
  • Most mollusks have such tissue, but in this armored species, the gland is about 100 times the size of that found in related species.
  • Halkieriids were sluglike metazoans armored with a coat of mineralized sclerites and two prominent shells at either end.
  • For as long as they were there, no crocodile or armored herbivorous or general carnivorous dinosaur could grow very big.

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