English - French Dictionary

Translate Protective from French to English
protective: adjective: prəˈtektɪv
protection { ♪ protection}protecteur { ♪ protecteur}
French translation(s) for : protective
protective [a]
protection { ♪ protection}
Phrase(s) for : protective
Police cadets wear protective vests as body armor. [English]
The protective cap is supposedly hard for children to get off, but I can't get it off either! [English]
The hedge forms a protective screen against the wind. [English]
He treated the table with a protective cleaning solution. [English]
Some species of plants have protective hairs on the leaves and stems that act as armor. [English]
The bottle has a protective seal on it. [English]
As body armor, police cadets wear protective vests. [English]
Phrase(s) for : protective
a close affectionate and protective acceptance; "his willing embrace of new ideas"; "in the bosom of the family"
the application of a protective layer of tin
the position on a baseball team of the player who is stationed behind home plate and who catches the balls that the pitcher throws; "a catcher needs a lot of protective equipment"; "he plays behind the plate"
air defense by the use of deception or dispersion or protective construction
any of various seaweeds that grow underwater in shallow beds; "seagrass provides a protective environment in which young fish can develop"
thin protective membrane in some protozoa
animal reproductive body consisting of an ovum or embryo together with nutritive and protective envelopes; especially the thin-shelled reproductive body laid by e.g. female birds
small nocturnal Old World mammal covered with both hair and protective spines
a stiff hollow protective spine on a porcupine or hedgehog
tough more-or-less rigid protective covering of an animal or plant
a protective structure resembling a scale
a hard protective sheath as secreted by certain protoctists e.g.
small homopterous insect that usually lives and feeds on plants and secretes a protective waxy covering
small leaping herbivorous insect that lives in a mass of protective froth which it and its larvae secrete

Few words

protective coveringtough natural covering of some organisms
protective embankmenta steep artificial slope in front of a fortification
protective coveringa covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury; "they had no protection from the fallout"; "wax provided protection for the floors"
protective covera covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury; "they had no protection from the fallout"; "wax provided protection for the floors"
protective garmentclothing that is intended to protect the wearer from injury
protective colorationcoloration making an organism less visible or attractive to predators
protective folda flap of tissue that protects what it covers
protectivenessa feeling of protective affection
Federal Protective Servicean agency in the General Services Administration that is a security organization to provide a safe environment where Federal agencies can conduct their business
protective tariffa tariff imposed to protect domestic firms from import competition

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