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Belt armor
also called Armour and has one more synonym

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  1. a layer of armor-plating outside the hull of warships, typically on battleships, battlecruisers, cruisers and some aircraft carriers

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 6, 2008
  2. of battleships

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  3. Typically the belt covered from the deck down someway below the waterline of the ship

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  4. If built within the hull, rather than forming the outer hull it could be fitted at an inclined angle to improve the protection

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  5. When struck by a shell or torpedo, the belt armor is designed to prevent penetration, by either being too thick for the warhead to penetrate, or sloped to a degree that would deflect the shell or torpedo

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