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Noun

Singular
armour

Plural
s

armour (s) (Commonwealth)
  1. (uncountable) A form of protection that consists of a resistant material that is worn on all or part of the body.
  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 type of protective armour.
  5. (military, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Tanks or other armoured vehicles, collectively, or the military units or formations equipped with such vehicles.

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tank

See tank.

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Verb

Infinitive
to armour

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to armour (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To equip something with armour or a protective coating or hardening.
  2. (transitive) To provide something with an analogous form of protection.

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