Definition of visor
1 : the front piece of a helmet; especially : a movable upper piece
2a : a projecting front on a cap or headband for shading the eyesb : a usually movable flat sunshade attached at the top of an automobile windshield
3a : a face maskb : disguise
visoredplay \ˈvī-zərd\ adjective
visorlessplay \ˈvī-zər-ləs\ adjective
Examples of visor in a Sentence
the visor on your baseball cap should provide adequate shade for your eyes
Recent Examples of visor from the Web
Visitors of all ages can leave their mark on a giant pop-up mural with artist Christopher McFarlane, and create fun and colorful sun visors.
Sliding visors (with lighted mirrors) are a little slim to catch the evening or early sun and there’s a gap in coverage at the windshield pillars.
A full-color, 80-degree HD augmented reality view of the track is projected onto the visor.
The race around the warning track pits Talton—clad in a sleek blue bodysuit and a tinted visor—against a fan in a simple two-person showdown.
The car is also fitted with a driver’s window sun visor, matching the one that folds down to shade the windshield.
In addition to suede Manolo Blahnik stilettos and flat-top visor sunglasses, was a particularly luxurious carry-on bag—a crocodile Birkin no less—a fashion trophy item to go with her megawatt diamond ring.
The side of the visor’s bill, however, read Boise State.
The designs are all based on a close-up of Aldrin's helmet visor, showing in its reflection Armstrong taking the photo, with the lunar module Eagle to one side and the American flag that the two astronauts deployed to the other.
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VISOR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of visor for English Language Learners
: a piece on the front of a helmet that you can pull down to protect your face
: the part of a hat or cap that sticks out in front to protect or shade your eyes
: a flat, stiff piece of material on the inside of a car above the windshield that you can pull down to keep sunlight from shining in your eyes
VISOR Defined for Kids
Definition of visor for Students
1 : the movable front upper piece of a helmet that is brought down to protect the face
2 : a part (as on a cap) that sticks out to protect or shade the eyes
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