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Meaning of “visor” in the English Dictionary

"visor" in British English

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visornoun [C]

uk   /ˈvaɪ.zər/  us   /-zɚ/
a ​part of a helmet that can be ​pulled down to ​cover the ​face, or a ​curvedpiece of ​stiffmaterial that is ​worn above the ​eyes to give ​protection from ​stronglight from the ​sun a ​piece of ​stiffmaterial above the ​frontwindow of a ​car, etc. that can be ​pulled down to give ​protection from ​stronglight from the ​sun US (UK peak) the ​flat, ​curvedpart 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)

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visornoun [C]

 us   /ˈvɑɪ·zər/
a ​curvedpiece of ​stiffmaterial that is ​worn above the ​eyes to ​protect them from the ​sun A visor is also a ​movablepart of a ​helmet (= hard ​headcover) that can be ​pulled down to ​cover the ​face.
(Definition of visor from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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