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armoring

An ad hoc term used in some forms of Oriental massage for muscle tension of physical or emotional origin.
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A counterintuitive liquid which hardens when struck has been developed by BAE Systems as part of a project to create future body armour offering soldiers greater ballistics protection and ease of movement in combat situations.
The technology, dubbed 'liquid armour' by scientists and engineers at UK-based BAE Systems, harnesses the unique properties of shear thickening fluids which 'lock' together when subjected to a force to enhance the existing energy absorbing properties of material structures like Kevlar, a statement said.
In his will, King Philip II emphasised that his armour and tapestries were to remain a part of the royal collection; only by a later codicil did he include his paintings.
"We invest in the research and development of innovative armour solutions that address the latest threats faced by our customers in the governmental, defense and commercial sectors," said Tony Russell, president of BAE Systems' Security & Survivability Systems.
In Act 2 of Shakespeare's Pericles, a fisherman draws a suit of armour from the sea just in time for Pericles to participate in a tournament at King Simonides's court.
Union bosses yesterday announced the comprehensive four-year official kit supplier agreement for Under Armour to supply the full range of technical performance apparel for all of the Wales international teams and support staff.
Thomas Armour knew the thrill of performing with legendary dancers on the world's preeminent stages, but his longest and most successful run came in American regional dance.
We are constantly judged by our appearances, so we should make every first impression perfect, says certified image consultant Gillian Armour. Dressed in tailored spring khakis, a collared shirt and delicate flats speckled with spring colors, Armour completes her look with a spring-green scarf tied around her neck and a big smile.
"Trucks will have to be designed to be fitted for armor." Armor kits likely will be stockpiled, "so if armour is required, when the truck deploys to the theater, the armor can be added in a couple of hours."
THEY may have a combined age of 67, but bantamweights Johnny Armour and Francis Ampofo are the star attractions at the Goresbrook Leisure Centre in Dagenham tonight.
Women police officers in the West Midlands are to be among the first in the country to get lightweight, flexible body armour designed specifically to fit their contours.