Visor Definition

vīzər
visors, vizors
noun
visors
A transparent, often tinted piece on the front of a safety helmet, designed to protect the face and eyes and usually capable of being raised and lowered.
American Heritage
A movable section, made usually of safety glass, that is part of a protective head covering, as for welders.
Webster's New World
In armor, a movable part of a helmet, that could be lowered to cover the upper part of the face, with slits for seeing.
Webster's New World
The projecting front brim of a cap, for shading the eyes.
Webster's New World
A mask, as for disguise.
Webster's New World
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verb
visors
To cover or provide with a visor.
Webster's New World

Other Word Forms of Visor

Noun

Singular:
visor
Plural:
visors

Origin of Visor

  • Alteration of Middle English viser from Anglo-Norman from vis face from Latin vīsus appearance visage

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Anglo-Norman viser, from Old French visiere.

    From Wiktionary

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