1) The front of a helmet of a suit of armour with openings to see through, later able to be raised. [< OldFr. vis = a face] -
2) Her. A *charge whose placing indicated rank.

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  • Visor — de una arma de fuego. Un visor es una parte de una cámara fotográfica o una arma de fuego. Cámara fotográfica El visor es una de las partes más importantes de cualquier cámara, puesto que es el modo que tiene el fotógrafo de encuadrar y componer… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Visor — Vis or, n. [OE. visere, F. visi[ e]re, fr. OF. vis. See {Visage}, {Vision}.] [Written also {visar}, {visard}, {vizard}, and {vizor}.] 1. A part of a helmet, arranged so as to lift or open, and so show the face. The openings for seeing and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • visor — (Del lat. visor, ōris). 1. m. Prisma o sistema óptico que llevan ciertos aparatos fotográficos de mano y sirve para enfocarlos rápidamente. 2. En algunas armas de fuego, dispositivo óptico que ayuda a establecer la puntería o a corregirla …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • visor — [vī′zər] n. [ME visere < Anglo Fr viser < OFr visiere < vis, a face: see VISAGE] 1. a) in armor, a movable part of a helmet, that could be lowered to cover the upper part of the face, with slits for seeing b) a movable section, made… …   English World dictionary

  • visor — index enshroud, veil Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • VISOR — vide supra Confirmatores testes, et hîc paulo ante. Tacitus quoque Visorum meminit, l. 16. Annal. c. 2. ubi de ludibrio thesauri per quietem reperti, Nero, ait, non auctoris, non ipsius negotii fide satis spectatâ, nec missis Visoribus, per quos… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • visor — c.1300, front part of a helmet, from Anglo Fr. viser, from O.Fr. visiere, from vis face (see VISAGE (Cf. visage)). Meaning eyeshade is recorded from 1925 …   Etymology dictionary

  • visor — |ô| s. m. 1. Aquele que visa. 2. Dispositivo que se adapta aos aparelhos fotográficos portáteis para focar convenientemente o assunto escolhido. 3. Aparelho que serve para tomar a linha de visão …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • visor — is the preferred spelling for the various kinds of covering for the face, not vizor …   Modern English usage

  • visor — (also vizor) ► NOUN 1) a movable part of a helmet that can be pulled down to cover the face. 2) a screen for protecting the eyes from unwanted light. 3) N. Amer. a stiff peak at the front of a cap. DERIVATIVES visored adjective. ORIGIN Old French …   English terms dictionary

  • Visor — Handspring war ein Hersteller von PDAs mit Palm OS Betriebssystem. Die Erfinder des Palm Pilot und Gründer der Unternehmung Palm waren Jeff Hawkins, Donna Dubinsky und Ed Colligan. Als 3Com im März 1997 Palm aufkaufte, ärgerten sich die drei… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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