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Armet \Arm"et\, n. [F., dim. of arme arm, or corrupted for healmet helmet.] A kind of helmet worn in the 14th, 15th, and 16th centuries.


n. A type of mediaeval full-face helmet


n. a medieval helmet with a visor and a neck guard


Arginine-rich, mutated in early-stage tumors (ARMET), arginine-rich protein (ARP), or mesencephalic astrocyte-derived neurotrophic factor (MANF) is a protein that in humans is encoded by the MANF housekeeping gene.

Usage examples of "armet".

Locking down the vizor of his armet, he caught up his lance and urged Angel forward at a fast trot.

Kane shifted his own lance suddenly, struck the other lance, felt it glance harmlessly across his vamplate—then his lance head angled upward to slide past his assailant’s shield, strike the angle of armet and gorget.

The heavy spike pean gouged through the barred vizor of the other’s armet.

Remorseless as jackals, the foot soldiers swarmed over them—driving poniards and misericordes through mail and joints between plates, smashing in armets and breastplates with hammers and axes.

In a burst of panic, Jarvo knew he was going to be pulled beneath the fen by the weight of his armor—that scum and foetid slime would trickle through the vizor of his armet, drowning him in filth as he sank within his steel casket into the bottomless morass.

Inspired by our attempt, a French industrial, Armet de Lisle, had the idea, which seemed daring at that epoch, of founding a veritable radium factory that would furnish this product to physicians, whose interest in the biological effects of radium and its possible therapeutic applications had been aroused by the publication of various investigations.

He was holding the dead man's helm, which looked like a Fifteenth Century armet—beautiful work with wings on the side and the front shaped like a hawk's beak.