A protective layer over a body, vehicle, or other object intended to deflect or diffuse damaging forces. (noun)
To equip something with armor or a protective coating or hardening. (verb)
Examples of word armor
Where we do see cracks in armor is in new-home construction, both in single-family sales and condos.
Any chink in the armor is to be avoided at all costs; it will just turn up on YouTube and everyone will laugh at you.
We knew the Kindle's DRM would be cracked the minute we heard about it, and it looks like the first chink in the armor is here courtesy of Igor Skochinsky: he's discovered the algorithm the Kindle uses to turn regular Mobipocket books into Amazon's proprietary. azw format.
The entire armor is composed of extraordinarily sophisticated microscopic (probably nanoscopic in the more recent suits) chain mail which have several layers providing different suit functions.
In Torreón the authorities busted an auto body shop which was engaged in armor plating vehicles for Los Zetas.
Palin needs to learn what armor is if she ever wants to be considered a legit candidate for president.
Israeli armor is being delayed in deployment so that mine sweeping operations can be undertaken.
Extremis armor is fitting for today's Iron Man and I want to see a new, more modern Iron Man suit at the end of World Most Wanted.