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Armor vs. Cavalry

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Armornoun

(uncountable) A protective layer over a body, vehicle, or other object intended to deflect or diffuse damaging forces.

Cavalrynoun

The military arm of service that fights while riding horses.

Armornoun

(uncountable) A natural form of this kind of protection on an animal's body.

Cavalrynoun

An individual unit of the cavalry arm of service.

Armornoun

(uncountable) Metal plate, protecting a ship, military vehicle, or aircraft.

Cavalrynoun

The branch of the military transported by fast light vehicles, also known as mechanized cavalry.

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Armornoun

(countable) A tank, or other heavy mobile assault vehicle.

Cavalrynoun

That part of military force which serves on horseback.

Armornoun

A military formation consisting primarily of tanks or other armoured fighting vehicles, collectively.

Cavalrynoun

troops trained to fight on horseback;

‘500 horse led the attack’;

Armornoun

The naturally occurring surface of pebbles, rocks or boulders that line the bed of a waterway or beach and provide protection against erosion.

Cavalrynoun

a highly mobile army unit

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Armorverb

(transitive) To equip something with armor or a protective coating or hardening.

Cavalrynoun

(in the past) soldiers who fought on horseback

‘the cavalry charged up the hill’; ‘the army numbered around 100,000 cavalry’;

Armorverb

(transitive) To provide something with an analogous form of protection.

Cavalrynoun

modern soldiers who fight in armoured vehicles

‘a cavalry regiment’;

Armornoun

Defensive arms for the body; any clothing or covering worn to protect one's person in battle.

Cavalrynoun

used to refer to a source of help or rescue in an emergency, especially as a last resort

‘she said she wouldn't be sending in the cavalry to sort out the country's problems’;

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Armornoun

Steel or iron covering, whether of ships or forts, protecting them from the fire of artillery.

Cavalry

Historically, cavalry (from the French word cavalerie, itself derived from meaning ) are soldiers or warriors who fight mounted on horseback. Cavalry were the most mobile of the combat arms, operating as light cavalry in the roles of reconnaissance, screening, and skirmishing in many armies, or as heavy cavalry for decisive shock attacks in other armies.

‘cheval’; ‘horse’;

Armornoun

protective covering made of metal and used in combat

Armornoun

a military unit consisting of armored fighting vehicles

Armornoun

tough more-or-less rigid protective covering of an animal or plant

Armorverb

equip with armor

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