- (on a close helmet) a piece having slits or holes for vision, situated above and pivoted with a beaver or a ventail and beaver.
- a similar piece of plate having holes or slits for vision and breathing, attached to or used with any of various other helmets, as the armet, sallet, basinet, or helm.
Origin of visor
OTHER WORDS FROM visorvi·sor·less, adjectiveun·vi·sored, adjective
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How to use visor in a sentence
Duvernay-Tardif could sense their fear and lack of comprehension for what was happening when he, a large man in a mask and visor, rushed in to wheel them out.His team is going to the Super Bowl. He’s staying on the coronavirus front lines.|Adam Kilgore|February 1, 2021|Washington Post
Chara, one of the few NHL players who do not wear a visor, returned for the start of the second period.Alex Ovechkin returns, scores overtime winner as Capitals beat Bruins, 4-3|Samantha Pell|January 31, 2021|Washington Post
The fit is secure yet comfortable, and I appreciate the fact that the visor flips up, giving me better visibility when paddling.The Surf Gear I Rely on from Women-Owned Companies|Rebecca Parsons|January 30, 2021|Outside Online
So now SpaceX is launching satellites with small visors to reduce reflectivity, which helps a bit, McDowell says.Here are the highlights from a busy year in space launches|Lisa Grossman|December 28, 2020|Science News
When the sun tucks behind a cloud or starts to set, flip the visor back up, just like you would in any car.
In lieu of that, Alexa points to a pin on her visor that bears the Raiders logo.
Alexa, standing beside Sky in a dark shirt and visor, perks up at the mention of football.
The dance began; the performers furnished their own music; each rolled out a deep aw aw aw under his visor.Overland|John William De Forest
He wore a long, dark gray raincoat, and he had a cap with its long visor pulled well over his face.The Winning Clue|James Hay, Jr.
Waldemar rubbed his head thoughtfully as the door slammed behind the speeding Ad-Visor.
To the advertising expert's offices had come that day but three cases difficult enough to be referred to the Ad-Visor himself.
His laugh, muffled and sounding strangely from within the visor, was heard as he joined in the demonstrations of his companion.Adrift on the Pacific|Edward S. Ellis