Meaning of “visor” in the English Dictionary

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"visor" in British English

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visornoun [ C ]

uk /ˈvaɪ.zər/ us /ˈvaɪ.zɚ/

a part of a helmet that can be pulled down to cover the face, or a curved piece of stiff material that is worn above the eyes to give protection from strong light from the sun

a piece of stiff material above the front window of a car, etc. that can be pulled down to give protection from strong light from the sun

US UK peak the flat, curved part of a cap that goes above the eyes of the person who is wearing it

(Definition of “visor” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"visor" in American English

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visornoun [ C ]

us /ˈvɑɪ·zər/

a curved piece of stiff material that is worn above the eyes to protect them from the sun

A visor is also a movable part of a helmet (= hard head cover) that can be pulled down to cover the face.

(Definition of “visor” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)