- armored cable,
- armored car,
- armored heart,
- armored personnel carrier,
- armored rope
Origin of armored
verb (used with object)
Origin of armor
Examples from the Web for armored
Hence the SWAT teams and armored trucks surrounding his house.
In front of its offices in Donetsk, there is an armored military vehicle.
CEO of armored car company tests his merchandise from the inside.
Sergei's comrades there are still waiting for the armored personnel carriers promised by the defense ministry months ago, he says.
His son had come back a hero of the Second Armored Division, and he still had enough paintings to do business and live well.My Grandfather's War: Recovering the Art the Nazis Stole|Anne Sinclair|October 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
All these would have been united, strategically, by placing our armored divisions before Havana and Cienfuegos.Lessons of the war with Spain and other articles|Alfred T. Mahan
It was a dull metallic clang, ponderous and slow, growing louder and ever louder—the tread of an armored man.Sir Nigel|Arthur Conan Doyle
The bird dodged back and forth, picking now and then at the bottom of the plane with its armored beak.The Onslaught from Rigel|Fletcher Pratt
In this counterattack very satisfactory results were obtained by the use of the Duke of Westminster's armored motor cars.
This type of termite was armored more poorly than the others.The Raid on the Termites|Paul Ernst
c.1300, "mail, defensive covering worn in combat," also "means of protection," from Old French armeure "weapons, armor" (12c.), from Latin armatura "arms, equipment," from arma "arms, gear" (see arm (n.2)). Figurative use from mid-14c.
Meaning "military equipment generally," especially siege engines, is late 14c. The word might have died with jousting if not for late 19c. transference to metal-shielded machinery beginning with U.S. Civil War ironclads (first attested in this sense in an 1855 report from the U.S. Congressional Committee on Naval Affairs).
mid-15c., from armor (n.). Related: Armored; armoring.
see chink in one's armor; knight in shining armor.