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Noun: plate armor  pleyt aar-mur
Usage: US (elsewhere: plate armour)
  1. Specially hardened steel plate used to protect fortifications or vehicles from enemy fire
    - armor plate [US], armour plate [Brit, Cdn], armor plating [US], plate armour [Brit, Cdn], armour plating [Brit, Cdn]

Derived forms: plate armors

Type of: plate, scale, shell

Encyclopedia: Plate armor