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Body armor         
  • French [[cuirassier]] of the 19th century (Drawing by [[Édouard Detaille]], 1885)
  • Bronze lamellae, Vietnam, 300 BC – 100 BC
  • Japanese warrior in armor
  • Maratha]] helmet with curved back, side view
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  • An American [[police officer]] in October 2002 wears a helmet while equipped with a [[riot shield]].
  • Renaissance/Early Modern suits of armor appropriate for heavy cavalry
  • Turkish]] [[plated mail]]
  • [[United States Navy]] sailors in 2007 wearing [[Lightweight Helmet]]s and [[Modular Tactical Vest]]s equipped with neck and groin armor
  • Mycenaean]] armor, c. 1400 BC
PROTECTIVE CLOTHING; ARMOR WORN ON THE BODY
Protective headgear; Body armour; Body Armor; Personal armour; Personal Armor; Combat suit; Body Armour; Recon armor; BodyArmor; Armoured vests; Personal armor; Medieval armour; Medieval armor; Facial armour
Body armor, also known as body armour, personal armor or armour, or a suit or coat of armor, is protective clothing designed to absorb or deflect physical attacks. Historically used to protect military personnel, today it is also used by various types of police (riot police in particular), private security guards or bodyguards, and occasionally ordinary civilians.
body armour         
  • French [[cuirassier]] of the 19th century (Drawing by [[Édouard Detaille]], 1885)
  • Bronze lamellae, Vietnam, 300 BC – 100 BC
  • Japanese warrior in armor
  • Maratha]] helmet with curved back, side view
  • 239x239px
  • An American [[police officer]] in October 2002 wears a helmet while equipped with a [[riot shield]].
  • Renaissance/Early Modern suits of armor appropriate for heavy cavalry
  • Turkish]] [[plated mail]]
  • [[United States Navy]] sailors in 2007 wearing [[Lightweight Helmet]]s and [[Modular Tactical Vest]]s equipped with neck and groin armor
  • Mycenaean]] armor, c. 1400 BC
PROTECTIVE CLOTHING; ARMOR WORN ON THE BODY
Protective headgear; Body armour; Body Armor; Personal armour; Personal Armor; Combat suit; Body Armour; Recon armor; BodyArmor; Armoured vests; Personal armor; Medieval armour; Medieval armor; Facial armour
Note: in AM, use 'body armor'
Body armour is special protective clothing which people such as soldiers and police officers sometimes wear when they are in danger of being attacked with guns or other weapons.
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body armour         
  • French [[cuirassier]] of the 19th century (Drawing by [[Édouard Detaille]], 1885)
  • Bronze lamellae, Vietnam, 300 BC – 100 BC
  • Japanese warrior in armor
  • Maratha]] helmet with curved back, side view
  • 239x239px
  • An American [[police officer]] in October 2002 wears a helmet while equipped with a [[riot shield]].
  • Renaissance/Early Modern suits of armor appropriate for heavy cavalry
  • Turkish]] [[plated mail]]
  • [[United States Navy]] sailors in 2007 wearing [[Lightweight Helmet]]s and [[Modular Tactical Vest]]s equipped with neck and groin armor
  • Mycenaean]] armor, c. 1400 BC
PROTECTIVE CLOTHING; ARMOR WORN ON THE BODY
Protective headgear; Body armour; Body Armor; Personal armour; Personal Armor; Combat suit; Body Armour; Recon armor; BodyArmor; Armoured vests; Personal armor; Medieval armour; Medieval armor; Facial armour
¦ noun clothing worn by the army and police to protect against gunfire.
Pronunciation examples for Body armor
1. Got our body armor.
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2. We didn't take body armor.
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3. do not have body armor?
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4. They also wore body armor.
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5. We don't wear body armor.
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Examples of use of Body armor
1. The abbaya was my cloak of invisibility, my body armor.
2. Soldiers have no body armor and no armored vehicles.
3. The journalists were wearing body armor, helmets and ballistic glasses.
4. Many lacked proper uniforms, body armor and weapons.
5. Police said his body armor saved him from serious injury.