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armor plate

or armor plating

noun
1.
a plate or plating of specially hardened steel used to cover warships, tanks, aircraft, fortifications, etc., to protect them from enemy fire.
Origin of armor plate
1860-1865
First recorded in 1860-65
Related forms
armorplated, adjective
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