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Meaning of VISOR

Pronunciation:  'vIzur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a brim that projects to the front to shade the eyes; "he pulled down the bill of his cap and trudged ahead"
  2. [n]  a piece of armor plate (with eye slits) fixed or hinged to a medieval helmet to protect the face

VISOR is a 5 letter word that starts with V.


 Synonyms: bill, eyeshade, peak, vizor
 See Also: armor plate, armor plating, armour plate, baseball cap, brim, golf cap, helmet, jockey cap, kepi, peaked cap, plate armor, plate armour, service cap, yachting cap



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Vis"or\, n. [OE. visere, F. visi[`e]re, fr. OF. vis. See
{Visage}, {Vision}.] [Written also {visar}, {visard},
{vizard}, and {vizor}.]
1. A part of a helmet, arranged so as to lift or open, and so
   show the face. The openings for seeing and breathing are
   generally in it.

2. A mask used to disfigure or disguise. ``My very visor
   began to assume life.'' --Shak.

         My weaker government since, makes you pull off the
         visor.                                --Sir P.

3. The fore piece of a cap, projecting over, and protecting
   the eyes.