Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of armour.
  • noun Armour or systems with equivalent effect.

Etymologies

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armour +‎ -ing

Examples

  • Torso just well enough forward, slender waist, not too lean in the stomach, and with muscles like some lad boxer's armouring that stomach to fearlessness.

    THE KANAKA SURF

  • Plans call for the dyke top be raised about half a metre, concrete floodwall retaining structures will be added, and rip-rap armouring will reinforce the river face of the dyke.

    October « 2009 « Stephen Rees's blog

  • Plans call for the dyke top be raised about half a metre, concrete floodwall retaining structures will be added, and rip-rap armouring will reinforce the river face of the dyke.

    UPDATE Richmond Dykes « Stephen Rees's blog

  • Despite Bob Ainsworth stating recently that "we will win based on our ability to separate the insurgents from the people", blast walls, the up-armouring of British military vehicles and even the increased use of helicopters to travel around, all widen the physical split between soldiers and the people whose hearts and minds they are trying to win.

    James Denselow: Crossing into the Red Zone

  • Plans call for the dyke top be raised about half a metre, concrete floodwall retaining structures will be added, and rip-rap armouring will reinforce the river face of the dyke.

    23 « October « 2009 « Stephen Rees's blog

  • And the French have embarked on a crash programme of up-armouring their VBL armoured cars to increase protection against IEDs.

    Let's see now

  • Similarly, they dragged their heels on armouring up Humvees while troopers welded scrap metal onto them in a desparate attempt to make these "purple heart boxes" somewhat bullet-proof.

    Attack of the Pentagoons

  • Furthermore, as US forces have found – and as will the British – up-armouring invites a version of the arms race, where the terrorists use heavier and more sophisticated weapons, to the extent that not even the US 65-ton Abrams Main Battle Tank is immune from attack.

    The wrong kind of war

  • Although their performance is good, especially in hot and high condition, they are extremely vulnerable to ground fire even small-arms and do not lend themselves to armouring.

    Archive 2007-05-01

  • This, as Defense Industry Daily points out, marks a "collective realization" sinking in that up-armouring flat-bottomed vehicles which are not designed to take that kind of weight, and which have strict limits on the level of protection they can ever provide, is an inadequate response to the need for blast-resistance.

    Archive 2007-03-01

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