What is the difference between cavalry and armor?
Cavalry is a synonym of armor.
As nouns the difference between cavalry and armor
is that cavalry
is (military) the military arm of service that fights while riding horses while armor
is (uncountable) a protective layer over a body, vehicle, or other object intended to deflect or diffuse damaging forces.
As a verb armor is
to equip something with armor or a protective coating or hardening.
(military, uncountable) The military arm of service that fights while riding horses.
(military, countable) An individual unit of the cavalry arm of service.
(military, countable) The branch of the military transported by fast light vehicles, also known as mechanized cavalry.
* heavy cavalry
* light cavalry
* mechanized cavalry
* Delamarre, X. & Lambert, P. -Y. (2003). Dictionnaire de la langue gauloise : Une approche linguistique du vieux-celtique continental (2nd ed.). Paris: Errance. ISBN
978 2 87772 369 5, ISBN 2 87772 237 6
(uncountable) A protective layer over a body, vehicle, or other object intended to deflect or diffuse damaging forces.
(uncountable) A natural form of this kind of protection on an animal's body.
(uncountable) Metal plate, protecting a ship, military vehicle, or aircraft.
(countable) A tank, or other heavy mobile assault vehicle.
(military, uncountable) A military formation consisting primarily of tanks or other armoured fighting vehicles, collectively.
(hydrology, uncountable) The naturally occurring surface of pebbles, rocks or boulders that line the bed of a waterway or beach and provide protection against erosion.
* (body armour) body armour, body armor, mail, chain mail, plate, suit of armour, suit of armor
* (animal) horn, carapace, chitin
* (metal plate) armour plate, armor plate
* (military) mechanized, cavalry
* composite armour
* armour plating
* spaced armour
* stand-off armour
* suit of armour
* reactive armour
* explosive reactive armour
To equip something with armor or a protective coating or hardening.
To provide something with an analogous form of protection.