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visor

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Noun, Verb (transitive)
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vi=sor

CIDE DICTIONARY

visorn. [OE. visere, F. visière, fr. OF. vis. See Visage, Vision.].
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A mask used to disfigure or disguise.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
    "My weaker government since, makes you pull off the visor."  [1913 Webster]
  •  The fore piece of a cap, projecting over, and protecting the eyes.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

visor, n. (also vizor)
1 a a movable part of a helmet covering the face. b hist. a mask. c the projecting front part of a cap.
2 a shield (fixed or movable) to protect the eyes from unwanted light, esp. one at the top of a vehicle windscreen.

Derivative
visored adj. visorless adj.
Etymology
ME f. AF viser, OF visiere f. vis face f. L visus: see VISAGE

THESAURUS

visor

bill, camouflage, dark glasses, disguise, domino, eyeshade, eyeshield, false colors, false face, false front, goggles, incognito, mask, masque, masquerade, mummery, peak, protective coloration, shades, smoke screen, smoked glasses, sunglasses, vizard, vizard mask

ROGET THESAURUS

visor

Ambush

N ambush, camouflage, mimicry, hiding place, secret place, secret drawer, recess, hold, holes and corners, closet, crypt, adytum, abditory, oubliette, ambush, ambuscade, stalking horse, lurking hole, lurking place, secret path, back stairs, retreat, screen, cover, shade, blinker, veil, curtain, blind, cloak, cloud, mask, visor, vizor, disguise, masquerade dress, domino, pitfall, trap, camouflaged, hidden, concealed, aux aguets.


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