Definition of Lightly armoured

1. Adjective. Equipped with armor heavy enough to provide protection against fire from light arms.

Exact synonyms: Lightly Armored
Similar to: Armored, Armoured



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lightly Armoured

lighting fixture
lighting industry
lighting out
lighting up
lightings
lightish
lightless
lightlessly
lightlessness
lightlied
lightlies
lightlike
lightly
lightly-armed
lightly armored
lightly armoured (current term)
lightman
lightmap
lightmaps
lightmen
lightmeter
lightmeters
lightness
lightnesses
lightning
lightning-quick
lightning arrester
lightning bug
lightning bugs
lightning conductor

Literary usage of Lightly armoured

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1. Transactions of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects by Royal Institution of Naval Architects (1877)
"The iron-clad ship will, as a rule, be slower and have less coal endurance than the first-class unarmoured or lightly-armoured ship. The iron-clad ship will ..."

2. Naval Development in the Century by Nathaniel Barnaby (1904)
"The iron-clad ship will, as a rule, be slower and have less coal endurance than the first-class unarm- oured or lightly-armoured ship. ..."

3. The British Navy: Its Strength, Resources, and Administration by Thomas Brassey Brassey (1882)
"In recommending lightly armoured rams, gunboats, and torpedo- Auxiliary boats as ... lightly armoured gunboats have been introduced in the French, German, ..."

4. The Britannica Year Book by Hugh Chisholm (1913)
"She is neither a heavily armed cruiser nor a lightly armoured and speedy battleship. She is sometimes traced to Italian influence; but she embodies the very ..."

5. The Twentieth Century by Caroline Farrar Ware (1908)
"... means of numerous small guns, which are given only shield-protection in most cases, but in others are placed in lightly-armoured batteries or casemates. ..."

6. The British Fleet in the Great War by Archibald Hurd (1918)
"It has been suggested that Admiral Beatty fell into the trap which the enemy had set, and that he opposed his lightly armoured battle-cruisers to the ..."

7. Ironclads in Action: A Sketch of Naval Warfare from 1855 to 1895, with Some by Herbert Wrigley Wilson (1898)
"An auxiliary armament of eight 14-centimetre quick-firers is carried; in the Jaureguiberry the quick-firers are placed in pairs in four lightly armoured ..."

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