armor vs armour

armor armour

Definitions

  • 1) military, uncountable A military formation consisting primarily of tanks or other armoured fighting vehicles, collectively.
  • 2) uncountable A natural form of this kind of protection on an animal's body.
  • 3) uncountable Metal plate, protecting a ship, military vehicle, or aircraft.
  • 4) countable A tank, or other heavy mobile assault vehicle.
  • 5) uncountable A protective layer over a body, vehicle, or other object intended to deflect or diffuse damaging forces.
  • 6) military, uncountable A military formation consisting primarily of tanks or other armoured fighting vehicles, collectively.
  • 7) uncountable A natural form of this kind of protection on an animal's body.
  • 8) uncountable A protective layer over a body, vehicle, or other object intended to deflect or diffuse damaging forces.
  • 9) hydrology, uncountable The naturally occurring surface of pebbles, rocks or boulders that line the bed of a waterway or beach and provide protection against erosion.
  • 10) uncountable Metal plate, protecting a ship, military vehicle, or aircraft.
  • 11) countable A tank, or other heavy mobile assault vehicle.
  • 12) hydrology, uncountable The naturally occurring surface of pebbles, rocks or boulders that line the bed of a waterway or beach and provide protection against erosion.
  • 13) The combat arm that deploys armored vehicles, such as tanks.
  • 14) A defensive covering, as of metal, wood, or leather, worn to protect the body against weapons.
  • 15) A safeguard or protection.
  • 16) A tough, protective covering, such as the bony scales covering certain animals or the metallic plates on tanks or warships.
  • 17) The armored vehicles of an army.
  • 18) the escutcheon of a person or family, with its several charges and other furniture, as mantling, crest, supporters, motto, etc.
  • 19) Steel or iron covering, whether of ships or forts, protecting them from the fire of artillery.
  • 20) a water-tight dress or covering for a diver. See under Submarine.
  • 21) Defensive arms for the body; any clothing or covering worn to protect one's person in battle.
  • 22) tough more-or-less rigid protective covering of an animal or plant
  • 23) protective covering made of metal and used in combat
  • 24) a military unit consisting of armored fighting vehicles
  • 25) Defensive arms; any covering worn to protect the person against offensive weapons.
  • 26) In paleobotany, the thick covering or jacket which surrounds the woody axis of fossil cycadean trunks, consisting of the persistent leaf-bases and the copious ramentum which fills the interstices between them.
  • 27) In magnetism, same as armature
  • 28) The metallic sheathing, intended as a protection against projectiles, for a ship of war or the exposed face of a fortification. Figuratively, a defensive covering of any kind; that which serves as a protection or safeguard; a bulwark: used in zoology and botany of the protective envelop or cover of an animal or a plant, as the scales of a fish or the plates of a crocodile.
  • 29) transitive To provide something with an analogous form of protection.
  • 30) transitive To equip something with armor or a protective coating or hardening.
  • 31) transitive To equip something with armor or a protective coating or hardening.
  • 32) transitive To provide something with an analogous form of protection.
  • 33) equip with armor
  • 34) To cover with armor or armor-plate.
  • 35) To cover with armor.

Definitions

  • 1) UK, Canada Alternative spelling of armor.
  • 2) UK, Canada Alternative spelling of armor.
  • 3) UK, Canada Alternative spelling of armor.
  • 4) UK, Canada Alternative spelling of armor.

Examples

  • 1) Was... was he sort of thin and bald, with red armor plates at his elbows?
  • 2) "It would have gone straight through you, even if you'd had armor on," said Sam grimly.
  • 3) He radiated the power of a rabid animal, but beneath the armor she perceived pieces of a shattered soul.
  • 4) Where we do see cracks in armor is in new-home construction, both in single-family sales and condos.
  • 5) Any chink in the armor is to be avoided at all costs; it will just turn up on YouTube and everyone will laugh at you.
  • 6) We knew the Kindle's DRM would be cracked the minute we heard about it, and it looks like the first chink in the armor is here courtesy of Igor Skochinsky: he's discovered the algorithm the Kindle uses to turn regular Mobipocket books into Amazon's proprietary. azw format.
  • 7) The entire armor is composed of extraordinarily sophisticated microscopic (probably nanoscopic in the more recent suits) chain mail which have several layers providing different suit functions.
  • 8) In Torreón the authorities busted an auto body shop which was engaged in armor plating vehicles for Los Zetas.
  • 9) Palin needs to learn what armor is if she ever wants to be considered a legit candidate for president.
  • 10) Israeli armor is being delayed in deployment so that mine sweeping operations can be undertaken.
  • 11) Extremis armor is fitting for today's Iron Man and I want to see a new, more modern Iron Man suit at the end of World Most Wanted.
  • 12) ‘He was dressed like a centurion, with titanium armor protecting his every body part.’
  • 13) ‘For example, during the Middle Ages in Europe, knights dressed in suits of armor and rode into battle on powerful horses.’
  • 14) ‘In it, I saw myself dressed in chain mail armor, riding into battle.’
  • 15) ‘Inside was a large hall, decorated with suits of armor and tapestries of battle.’
  • 16) ‘Sendei ripped off his outer clothes to reveal battle armour and a crossbow hanging from a leather belt.’
  • 17) ‘They wore chain mail armour which gave them much protection.’
  • 18) ‘The finds include a shoulder-guard of iron scales held together with bronze wire, and examples of the laminated armour used by legionaries to protect their sword arms.’
  • 19) ‘The climb for William's soldiers - in their heavy chain mail armour - would have been difficult even if the Saxons had not been trying to kill them!’
  • 20) ‘Limb armour was far rarer than body or head armour.’
  • 21) ‘The armor appeared to be very similar to a normal suit of knight's armor, only thicker and taller.’
  • 22) ‘Clad in a suit of white armor and flying her own standard she liberated France from the English at the battle of Orleans.’
  • 23) ‘Whether or not a musket ball could penetrate armour was dependent on a number of factors, one of which is that firearms in those days did not always fire.’
  • 24) ‘The man who dragged her from the house wore the shining, metal armor of a knight.’
  • 25) ‘There were four warriors, in full battle armor, standing at the end of the hallway.’
  • 26) ‘The knights gathered their armor and readied themselves for battle.’
  • 27) ‘These cavalry soldiers wore thick leather jerkins for protection as full plated armour would slow down their horses.’
  • 28) ‘All the posters showed the same image: a gladiator, clad in full battle armor, drinking a bottle of strange blue liquid.’
  • 29) ‘She stood next to a man who was in a complete suit of metal armor.’
  • 30) ‘As Orestes and the Furies confront each other, Athena arrives at the temple dressed in full battle armor.’
  • 31) ‘Under the cloaks the priests were clad in heavy battle armor.’
  • 32) ‘Use of these copper-free alloys has increased in recent years and now includes automotive applications, structural members and armor plate for military vehicles, and components of other transportation equipment.’
  • 33) ‘The plane was lightened a bit by removal of armor plate and some military systems but the airframe was essentially stock.’
  • 34) ‘The plant is the largest producer of armor plate for the U.S. military.’
  • 35) ‘BA said all its 340 planes would get a full-length metal armour plate fitted, which will substantially reinforce cockpit door exteriors and prevent unauthorised access to the flight deck.’
  • 36) ‘When a shaped charge explodes it projects a stream of molten metal and gas which can penetrate considerable thicknesses of armour plate.’
  • 37) ‘First, the convoy should have at least five vehicles and they should have extra armor plate or Kevlar blankets attached to protect the crew.’
  • 38) ‘The welded steel and aluminium alloy hull is fitted with spall liners and add-on titanium armour plate to protect against anti-tank weapons.’
  • 39) ‘Sandbags were eventually replaced with locally fabricated steel armor plate.’
  • 40) ‘For protection against mines the vehicle is fitted with a floor spall liner and 18 mm armour plate in the floor.’
  • 41) ‘The round penetrated through his arm into his flack vest and was stopped by his armor plate.’
  • 42) ‘Due to its high density, which is about twice that of lead, and other physical properties, depleted uranium is used in munitions designed to penetrate armour plate.’
  • 43) ‘When the aircraft arrived from Chad, the gear doors and some armor plate was missing.’
  • 44) ‘A beard of several days darkened his face, and nearly every bit of mail, leather and armor plate that he wore seemed to have acquired some blemish or other.’
  • 45) ‘They cured that problem by covering the PT boat with armor plate.’
  • 46) ‘By using removable armor plate and removable side panels, the seat is completely concealed when not being used.’
  • 47) ‘Applications for 5xxx-series alloys include automobile and appliance trim, pressure vessels, armor plate, and components for marine and cryogenic service.’
  • 48) ‘Shrapnel hit the armor plate under the cockpit, mangled the plating and destroyed the equipment mounted directly above.’
  • 49) ‘In fact, one soldier thanked Rumsfeld and presented him with an armor plate that saved his life by stopping a sniper's bullet.’
  • 50) ‘Mike Tremoglie exposes the distortions in media reports of what Rumsfeld said in Iraq about armour for U.S. military vehicles.’
  • 51) ‘The Ijuin fuze allowed the shell to explode on impact rather than after it had penetrated the armor of enemy ships.’
  • 52) ‘Being so hard, its density twice that of lead - it is used to tip armour-piercing shells and built into the armour of military vehicles.’
  • 53) ‘Will the New Zealand Army be purchasing and fitting extra armour to its light armoured vehicles; if not, why not, and, if so, at what cost?’
  • 54) ‘This excludes women from employment in armour, artillery, infantry and combat engineer units/positions.’
  • 55) ‘An armor or infantry task force traditionally performs these roles with engineers attached as the reduction element.’
  • 56) ‘No one weapon was predominant, but victory usually went to the side which best combined its infantry, armour, and artillery and enjoyed air superiority.’
  • 57) ‘If you are the medical platoon leader for an infantry or armor battalion task force, you are expected to have what you need to treat patients.’
  • 58) ‘In battle, the artillery's role is to provide fire support for the infantry, cavalry, armor and other units.’
  • 59) ‘Separating attacking infantry from their supporting armor would also be a logical approach.’
  • 60) ‘I figured by this point, we'd have three divisions of armor, mechanized infantry, and Marines in Kuwait.’
  • 61) ‘Quick-moving armour, motorised infantry, the Luftwaffe flying both as artillery and as close support resulted in rapid dominance.’
  • 62) ‘In the meantime, the gunners gave close and effective fire support to the infantry and armor troops.’
  • 63) ‘Thus by the 20th century it had become necessary to integrate infantry, artillery and armour, as well as air and land, air and sea, and land and sea forces.’
  • 64) ‘Artillery positions will have to be silenced, either by superior artillery power or by sending armour and infantry to do the work.’
  • 65) ‘He then attacked the isolated defense with infantry and armor from different axes.’
  • 66) ‘On Dec 4th Pakistani infantry supported by armour captured Mandiala North after bitter hand to hand fighting.’
  • 67) ‘Most irritating were the German rocket launchers, which miraculously decimate infantry and armour alike with impunity.’
  • 68) ‘Israeli infantry and armor rolled away from the town of Beit Hanoun and the nearby Jabaliya refugee camp shortly after daybreak, witnesses said.’
  • 69) ‘There, the infantry and the armour troops had been doing the same task.’
  • 70) ‘Together with the armour, artillery and infantry, the Royal Engineers form one of the combat elements of the army.’
  • 71) ‘We have been encountered by fierce infantry resistance, yet our superior weaponry and armor has allowed us to crush this resistance.’
  • 72) ‘The oddly jointed pectoral fin armor is a memorable feature of the placoderms, especially Antiarchs.’
  • 73) ‘The dorsal armor may be a single plate, or may be comprised of as many as nine smaller plates.’
  • 74) ‘Such hairs serve as a protective armor for plants because they secrete polyol ester chemicals that are deadly to certain insect pests.’
  • 75) ‘The shell is considered the most highly developed protective armor of any vertebrate species.’
  • 76) ‘Lobsters, like all animals with exoskeletons, periodically shed their armor as they grow.’
  • 77) ‘The bony plates on the armadillos' back serves as protective armour from predators.’
  • 78) ‘In many systems skeletal armor has been correlated with the level or type of predation pressure in the environment.’
  • 79) ‘Related agnathans with external armour occur widely from the Late Silurian to the Devonian, but they all became extinct before the start of the Carboniferous.’
  • 80) ‘There is armour, an insect-like carapace; and there is drapery, a second, looser skin.’
  • 81) ‘Notice that each of the two body sections is expanded outward, providing a protective armor which shields the legs and gills.’
  • 82) ‘The bony armor of the earliest jawless fish was dermal bone; so are shark scales, shoulder blades, and the roof of your skull.’
  • 83) ‘The trilobite eye is in continuity with the rest of its shelly armor.’
  • 84) ‘As a result of this armor, the longnose gar has no major predators.’
  • 85) ‘But Main, the Harvard University biologist, said the plates would not have been very effective as armor.’
  • 86) ‘Most dinoflagellates are encased in plates of armor.’
  • 87) ‘Unlike the new species, these four Tertiary species have flat bases, and none has pebble armor like the new species.’
  • 88) ‘The pirarucu's sheer size and bony armor provide defenses against predators.’
  • 89) ‘Body protected by armour of bony plates, male carries fertilised eggs until they hatch into miniature adults.’
  • 90) ‘Everyone enters adulthood with a whole lot of emotional armour and they erect walls about them - suspicious and very guarded.’
  • 91) ‘And all my armour and resources and defences have stripped away, leaving me soft and vulnerable, and gently bleeding.’
  • 92) ‘Beneath the social armour of her Galliano jacket, Gucci trousers and Manolos, her beauty is as fragile as porcelain.’
  • 93) ‘Just occasionally she lets slip a chink in her emotional armour.’
  • 94) ‘Getting hurt no longer seemed inevitable, and my emotional armor began to come off.’
  • 95) ‘I wasn't so interested in Tracy herself; my main thought was what happened behind the shield of social armor.’
  • 96) ‘These tiny parasites have been burrowing under your spiritual armour for way too long now.’
  • 97) ‘His psychological armor will make him seem more self-sufficient and stronger than the people he will meet in Newfoundland.’
  • 98) ‘Buy all the poetry you can find; it is the soul's beautiful armor.’
  • 99) ‘While you think wearing a suit of emotional armor is safe, it keeps people at a distance.’
  • 100) ‘There seems no stopping its growth and there appears no chink in the armour of Fred Goodwin, who was named global businessman of the year by Forbes magazine at the end of last year.’
  • 101) ‘I survived only by mentally armoring myself by humming tunes and sketches from the Muppets to myself.’
  • 102) ‘We'd barely unpacked the tree when a call came through and before I could blink, they were all armouring themselves up and heading out the door.’
  • 103) ‘We learn the art and power of no protection - a spiritual power, not an conquest won through armoring ourselves against pain, or against an enemy.’
  • 104) ‘We've made armoring yourself for the untamed outback - or a reasonable facsimile - a much less anxious process.’
  • 105) ‘If only for the arrogance and self-belief it will armour you with.’
  • 106) ‘Publishing an article a month later about all the negative stuff would just bounce off the armoured PR shell and people would just tell you to stop harping on about a subject that's already closed.’

Examples

  • 1) The uniformed officer looked into my suitcase and bags and poked at the bulletproof body armour.
  • 2) No heavy armour had been seen before in the city centre during a month of demonstrations.
  • 3) And to show the amazing vulnerability of flesh without a protective armour on it.
  • 4) It also plans to introduce more heavily armoured trucks.
  • 5) Warrior armoured vehicles are stripped down and loaded up.
  • 6) The former neuroscience student had dyed his hair red and wore a gas mask and body armour.
  • 7) The men had just returned from patrol and removed their helmets and body armour.
  • 8) They chatted as though wearing suits of armour was perfectly normal.
  • 9) And a couple of suits of armour.
  • 10) Officers wearing body armour and riot helmets removed those identified as the ringleaders.
  • 11) The regime has also cut mobile phone and internet systems before making mass arrests or sending heavy armour into cities.
  • 12) There are two gaping holes in the chain 's armour.
  • 13) As you go through the races and get better, you can get special weapons and armour.
  • 14) Do they have body armour, protective leg and arm pads?
  • 15) Cheap and easy to build, they can tear through the most heavily armoured fighting vehicles.
  • 16) Thanks to Warrior's protective armour we suffered no casualties in that first intense day.
  • 17) There were signal and intelligence failures, deficiencies in the quality of their armour protection, shells and fire control.
  • 18) The distinct lack of boobs in the armour is a good thing, I cant stress this enough
  • 19) Christian armour is called the armour of God, Eph. vi.
  • 20) As the sense of ‘breathing-placeÂ’ appears to be inapplicable to the earliest use of the word (see sense 1) in French and English, the name may originally have been given to the piece of armour from a real or fancied resemblance to some other article so designated.
  • 21) At close range firearms would pierce even plate armour, which led to the retirement of plate armour from the field (obsolete).
  • 22) But there is no second hand market in armour ... well suits, over here.
  • 23) I like the fact that the texture on the armour is so beautifully detailed and realistic that you could charge schoolchildren 50p per time to make brass rubbings from it.
  • 24) Cosimo was an able bureaucrat, not a soldier, so the armour is fancy dress, but this image says "invincible Machiavellian prince".
  • 25) Our amazing yellow (but not hi vis) armour is also manufactured with a heat management system.
  • 26) Caelen, all good points, but cylon armour is very thick/dense, as for the psychological side, these things rip the guy next to you into something barely resembling a sack of red goo, just for fear tactics, even hardnut trained soldiers will flinch at that.
  • 27) Is it me or does anyone else think Hi-Vis body armour is a bit pathetic?
  • 28) ‘He was dressed like a centurion, with titanium armor protecting his every body part.’
  • 29) ‘For example, during the Middle Ages in Europe, knights dressed in suits of armor and rode into battle on powerful horses.’
  • 30) ‘In it, I saw myself dressed in chain mail armor, riding into battle.’
  • 31) ‘Inside was a large hall, decorated with suits of armor and tapestries of battle.’
  • 32) ‘Sendei ripped off his outer clothes to reveal battle armour and a crossbow hanging from a leather belt.’
  • 33) ‘They wore chain mail armour which gave them much protection.’
  • 34) ‘The finds include a shoulder-guard of iron scales held together with bronze wire, and examples of the laminated armour used by legionaries to protect their sword arms.’
  • 35) ‘The climb for William's soldiers - in their heavy chain mail armour - would have been difficult even if the Saxons had not been trying to kill them!’
  • 36) ‘Limb armour was far rarer than body or head armour.’
  • 37) ‘The armor appeared to be very similar to a normal suit of knight's armor, only thicker and taller.’
  • 38) ‘Clad in a suit of white armor and flying her own standard she liberated France from the English at the battle of Orleans.’
  • 39) ‘Whether or not a musket ball could penetrate armour was dependent on a number of factors, one of which is that firearms in those days did not always fire.’
  • 40) ‘The man who dragged her from the house wore the shining, metal armor of a knight.’
  • 41) ‘There were four warriors, in full battle armor, standing at the end of the hallway.’
  • 42) ‘The knights gathered their armor and readied themselves for battle.’
  • 43) ‘These cavalry soldiers wore thick leather jerkins for protection as full plated armour would slow down their horses.’
  • 44) ‘All the posters showed the same image: a gladiator, clad in full battle armor, drinking a bottle of strange blue liquid.’
  • 45) ‘She stood next to a man who was in a complete suit of metal armor.’
  • 46) ‘As Orestes and the Furies confront each other, Athena arrives at the temple dressed in full battle armor.’
  • 47) ‘Under the cloaks the priests were clad in heavy battle armor.’
  • 48) ‘Use of these copper-free alloys has increased in recent years and now includes automotive applications, structural members and armor plate for military vehicles, and components of other transportation equipment.’
  • 49) ‘The plane was lightened a bit by removal of armor plate and some military systems but the airframe was essentially stock.’
  • 50) ‘The plant is the largest producer of armor plate for the U.S. military.’
  • 51) ‘BA said all its 340 planes would get a full-length metal armour plate fitted, which will substantially reinforce cockpit door exteriors and prevent unauthorised access to the flight deck.’
  • 52) ‘When a shaped charge explodes it projects a stream of molten metal and gas which can penetrate considerable thicknesses of armour plate.’
  • 53) ‘First, the convoy should have at least five vehicles and they should have extra armor plate or Kevlar blankets attached to protect the crew.’
  • 54) ‘The welded steel and aluminium alloy hull is fitted with spall liners and add-on titanium armour plate to protect against anti-tank weapons.’
  • 55) ‘Sandbags were eventually replaced with locally fabricated steel armor plate.’
  • 56) ‘For protection against mines the vehicle is fitted with a floor spall liner and 18 mm armour plate in the floor.’
  • 57) ‘The round penetrated through his arm into his flack vest and was stopped by his armor plate.’
  • 58) ‘Due to its high density, which is about twice that of lead, and other physical properties, depleted uranium is used in munitions designed to penetrate armour plate.’
  • 59) ‘When the aircraft arrived from Chad, the gear doors and some armor plate was missing.’
  • 60) ‘A beard of several days darkened his face, and nearly every bit of mail, leather and armor plate that he wore seemed to have acquired some blemish or other.’
  • 61) ‘They cured that problem by covering the PT boat with armor plate.’
  • 62) ‘By using removable armor plate and removable side panels, the seat is completely concealed when not being used.’
  • 63) ‘Applications for 5xxx-series alloys include automobile and appliance trim, pressure vessels, armor plate, and components for marine and cryogenic service.’
  • 64) ‘Shrapnel hit the armor plate under the cockpit, mangled the plating and destroyed the equipment mounted directly above.’
  • 65) ‘In fact, one soldier thanked Rumsfeld and presented him with an armor plate that saved his life by stopping a sniper's bullet.’
  • 66) ‘Mike Tremoglie exposes the distortions in media reports of what Rumsfeld said in Iraq about armour for U.S. military vehicles.’
  • 67) ‘The Ijuin fuze allowed the shell to explode on impact rather than after it had penetrated the armor of enemy ships.’
  • 68) ‘Being so hard, its density twice that of lead - it is used to tip armour-piercing shells and built into the armour of military vehicles.’
  • 69) ‘Will the New Zealand Army be purchasing and fitting extra armour to its light armoured vehicles; if not, why not, and, if so, at what cost?’
  • 70) ‘This excludes women from employment in armour, artillery, infantry and combat engineer units/positions.’
  • 71) ‘An armor or infantry task force traditionally performs these roles with engineers attached as the reduction element.’
  • 72) ‘No one weapon was predominant, but victory usually went to the side which best combined its infantry, armour, and artillery and enjoyed air superiority.’
  • 73) ‘If you are the medical platoon leader for an infantry or armor battalion task force, you are expected to have what you need to treat patients.’
  • 74) ‘In battle, the artillery's role is to provide fire support for the infantry, cavalry, armor and other units.’
  • 75) ‘Separating attacking infantry from their supporting armor would also be a logical approach.’
  • 76) ‘I figured by this point, we'd have three divisions of armor, mechanized infantry, and Marines in Kuwait.’
  • 77) ‘Quick-moving armour, motorised infantry, the Luftwaffe flying both as artillery and as close support resulted in rapid dominance.’
  • 78) ‘In the meantime, the gunners gave close and effective fire support to the infantry and armor troops.’
  • 79) ‘Thus by the 20th century it had become necessary to integrate infantry, artillery and armour, as well as air and land, air and sea, and land and sea forces.’
  • 80) ‘Artillery positions will have to be silenced, either by superior artillery power or by sending armour and infantry to do the work.’
  • 81) ‘He then attacked the isolated defense with infantry and armor from different axes.’
  • 82) ‘On Dec 4th Pakistani infantry supported by armour captured Mandiala North after bitter hand to hand fighting.’
  • 83) ‘Most irritating were the German rocket launchers, which miraculously decimate infantry and armour alike with impunity.’
  • 84) ‘Israeli infantry and armor rolled away from the town of Beit Hanoun and the nearby Jabaliya refugee camp shortly after daybreak, witnesses said.’
  • 85) ‘There, the infantry and the armour troops had been doing the same task.’
  • 86) ‘Together with the armour, artillery and infantry, the Royal Engineers form one of the combat elements of the army.’
  • 87) ‘We have been encountered by fierce infantry resistance, yet our superior weaponry and armor has allowed us to crush this resistance.’
  • 88) ‘The oddly jointed pectoral fin armor is a memorable feature of the placoderms, especially Antiarchs.’
  • 89) ‘The dorsal armor may be a single plate, or may be comprised of as many as nine smaller plates.’
  • 90) ‘Such hairs serve as a protective armor for plants because they secrete polyol ester chemicals that are deadly to certain insect pests.’
  • 91) ‘The shell is considered the most highly developed protective armor of any vertebrate species.’
  • 92) ‘Lobsters, like all animals with exoskeletons, periodically shed their armor as they grow.’
  • 93) ‘The bony plates on the armadillos' back serves as protective armour from predators.’
  • 94) ‘In many systems skeletal armor has been correlated with the level or type of predation pressure in the environment.’
  • 95) ‘Related agnathans with external armour occur widely from the Late Silurian to the Devonian, but they all became extinct before the start of the Carboniferous.’
  • 96) ‘There is armour, an insect-like carapace; and there is drapery, a second, looser skin.’
  • 97) ‘Notice that each of the two body sections is expanded outward, providing a protective armor which shields the legs and gills.’
  • 98) ‘The bony armor of the earliest jawless fish was dermal bone; so are shark scales, shoulder blades, and the roof of your skull.’
  • 99) ‘The trilobite eye is in continuity with the rest of its shelly armor.’
  • 100) ‘As a result of this armor, the longnose gar has no major predators.’
  • 101) ‘But Main, the Harvard University biologist, said the plates would not have been very effective as armor.’
  • 102) ‘Most dinoflagellates are encased in plates of armor.’
  • 103) ‘Unlike the new species, these four Tertiary species have flat bases, and none has pebble armor like the new species.’
  • 104) ‘The pirarucu's sheer size and bony armor provide defenses against predators.’
  • 105) ‘Body protected by armour of bony plates, male carries fertilised eggs until they hatch into miniature adults.’
  • 106) ‘Everyone enters adulthood with a whole lot of emotional armour and they erect walls about them - suspicious and very guarded.’
  • 107) ‘And all my armour and resources and defences have stripped away, leaving me soft and vulnerable, and gently bleeding.’
  • 108) ‘Beneath the social armour of her Galliano jacket, Gucci trousers and Manolos, her beauty is as fragile as porcelain.’
  • 109) ‘Just occasionally she lets slip a chink in her emotional armour.’
  • 110) ‘Getting hurt no longer seemed inevitable, and my emotional armor began to come off.’
  • 111) ‘I wasn't so interested in Tracy herself; my main thought was what happened behind the shield of social armor.’
  • 112) ‘These tiny parasites have been burrowing under your spiritual armour for way too long now.’
  • 113) ‘His psychological armor will make him seem more self-sufficient and stronger than the people he will meet in Newfoundland.’
  • 114) ‘Buy all the poetry you can find; it is the soul's beautiful armor.’
  • 115) ‘While you think wearing a suit of emotional armor is safe, it keeps people at a distance.’
  • 116) ‘There seems no stopping its growth and there appears no chink in the armour of Fred Goodwin, who was named global businessman of the year by Forbes magazine at the end of last year.’
  • 117) ‘I survived only by mentally armoring myself by humming tunes and sketches from the Muppets to myself.’
  • 118) ‘We'd barely unpacked the tree when a call came through and before I could blink, they were all armouring themselves up and heading out the door.’
  • 119) ‘We learn the art and power of no protection - a spiritual power, not an conquest won through armoring ourselves against pain, or against an enemy.’
  • 120) ‘We've made armoring yourself for the untamed outback - or a reasonable facsimile - a much less anxious process.’
  • 121) ‘If only for the arrogance and self-belief it will armour you with.’
  • 122) ‘Publishing an article a month later about all the negative stuff would just bounce off the armoured PR shell and people would just tell you to stop harping on about a subject that's already closed.’
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