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armor

1. n. [Formation Evaluation]
The metal strands on the outside of a wireline logging cable. Typical cables have two layers of metal strands, one wound clockwise and the other counterclockwise. The armor gives the cable its strength. It is used as the current return in some electrical measurements.
Synonyms: logging tool