armor-piercing

[ ahr-mer-peer-sing ]
/ ˈɑr mərˌpɪər sɪŋ /

adjective

(of bullets, artillery shells, etc.) designed especially for piercing armor.

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Origin of armor-piercing

First recorded in 1895–1900

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