HyperDic: artillery

English > 3 senses of the word artillery:
NOUNartifactartillery, heavy weapon, gun, ordnancelarge but transportable armament
groupartillery, artillery unitan army unit that uses big guns
communicationartillery, weapona means of persuading / persuading or arguing
artillery > pronunciation
Soundsaartih'leriy
Rhymesaccessory ... worry: 201 rhymes with eriy...
English > artillery: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaninglarge but transportable armament.
Synonymsheavy weapon, gun, ordnance
Part ofbatteryA collection of related things intended for use together
Partsstock, gunstockThe handle of a handgun or the butt end of a rifle or shotgun or part of the support of a machine gun or artillery gun
NarrowercannonA large artillery gun that is usually on wheels
field artillery, field gunmovable artillery (other than antiaircraft) used by armies in the field (especially for direct support of front-line troops)
four-pounderAn artillery gun that throws a shot weighing four pounds
Broaderarmamentweaponry used by military or naval force
Spanisharma, artillería, heavy weapon
Catalanarma, artilleria, heavy weapon
English > artillery: 3 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningAn army unit that uses big guns.
Synonymartillery unit
Categorymilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
Narrowerbatterygroup of guns or missile launchers operated together at one place
Broaderarmy unitA military unit that is part of an army
Spanishartillería
Catalanartilleria
English > artillery: 3 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningA means of persuading / persuading or arguing.
Synonymweapon
Broaderpersuasion, suasionThe act of persuading / persuading (or attempting to persuade / persuade)
Spanisharma, recurso
Catalanarma, recurs

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