Definitions

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  • adj. covered with heavy steel

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The nadir comes when the bad angel is revealed to have steel-plated wings, for no apparent reason.

    Weekly Mishmash: May 9-15 : Scrubbles.net

  • The youngest starts sorting the bricks into piles, while the eldest throws himself into it with steel-plated confidence.

    Diary of a separation

  • Crew wear a thermal undersuit underneath an all-in-one dry suit, complete with steel-plated wellies and inflatable knee pads, as well as a life jacket which can support up to four people in the water.

    A working life: The lifeboat volunteer

  • Tahmina cut the power to the fence, and they slid up the metal hatch that allowed them into the steel-plated walkway.

    Zombies vs. Unicorns

  • The trail of chevrons and exit signs continued on for thirty or forty feet, ending at another steel-plated, breaker-barred door marked EMERGENCY EXIT!!!

    THE BOYS FROM SANTA CRUZ

  • But when I try to crawl away, I realize my left ankle is firmly pinned beneath the heavy, steel-plated Alarm Will Sound fire door, which had been blown clear off its hinges.

    THE BOYS FROM SANTA CRUZ

  • No seat belts or cushioning; just steel-plated walls and steel flooring so that children could enjoy each turn of the car by sliding across its width.

    Dear Mrs. Fitzsimmons

  • As the champion climbed to his feet, Luger charged at full force, nailing Yokozuna with his steel-plated forearm.

    WWE Championship

  • He had steel-plated teeth like that arch-villain in the James Bond movie.

    Venom

  • Their soldiery consisted of heavily mounted dragoons equipped with steel-plated armor; large-caliber, muzzle-loading harquebuses and miquelets, pikes, and gleaming sabers.

    EMPIRE OF THE SUMMER MOON

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