Definitions

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  • adjective covered with heavy steel

Etymologies

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Examples

  • When the day's proceedings end they arrange themselves outside, scanning the street until he is picked up in a silver Mercedes people carrier, a modest vehicle, albeit armour-plated.

    Roman Abramovich still playing his poker hand inside Court 26 | Richard Williams

  • Whenever I hear one I dig into the grasses at the roadside to reveal a weird armour-plated leggy brute who is as hideous as he is beautiful.

    Country diary

  • The most entertaining moment is John Hurt - a distinguished, multi-award winning actor - revealing his foreknowledge of the WH40K universe gained through his son being an enormous fan, and Donald Sumpter dryly pointing out the rarity of being asked to play eight-foot-tall armour-plated killing machines at his age.

    Actors announced for WARHAMMER 40,000 movie

  • This rare fossil of an armour-plated worm was dug out of an Albert Street construction site in 1997, discovered among the rubble at a dump-site in Nepean, and just recently identified as a plumulitid machaeridian, a relative of modern leeches and earthworms that existed between 480 and 250 million years ago.

    Science

  • This rare fossil of an armour-plated worm was dug out of an Albert Street construction site in 1997, discovered among the rubble at a dump-site in Nepean, and just recently identified as a plumulitid machaeridian, a relative of modern leeches and earthworms that existed between 480 and 250 million years ago.

    Plenty of Nothing:

  • The most entertaining moment is John Hurt - a distinguished, multi-award winning actor - revealing his foreknowledge of the WH40K universe gained through his son being an enormous fan, and Donald Sumpter dryly pointing out the rarity of being asked to play eight-foot-tall armour-plated killing machines at his age.

    Archive 2010-03-01

  • This rare fossil of an armour-plated worm was dug out of an Albert Street construction site in 1997, discovered among the rubble at a dump-site in Nepean, and just recently identified as a plumulitid machaeridian, a relative of modern leeches and earthworms that existed between 480 and 250 million years ago.

    Albert Street Fossil

  • Hundreds of security guards, doctors, chefs and others are accompanying President Obama on his visit, and the entourage includes a number of presidential vehicles – including his new armour-plated limousine, The Beast, and aeroplane, Air Force One.

    It’s fun being green when you are the US President « Anglican Samizdat

  • Hundreds of security guards, doctors, chefs and others are accompanying President Obama on his visit, and the entourage includes a number of presidential vehicles – including his new armour-plated limousine, The Beast, and aeroplane, Air Force One.

    2009 March « Anglican Samizdat

  • American football is also violent, but in an armour-plated, gladiatorial way, and the violence largely remains on the playing field, distanced and symbolic.

    Was Day 1 of the convention too sweet?

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