HyperDic: arms

English > 2 senses of the word arms:
NOUNartifactarms, weaponry, implements of war, weapons system, munitionweapons considered collectively
artifactarms, coat of arms, blazon, blazonrythe official symbols of a family, state / state / state / state, etc.
arms > pronunciation
English > arms: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaningweapons considered collectively.
Synonymsweaponry, implements of war, weapons system, munition
Partsweapon, arm, weapon systemAny instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting
Narrowerammunition, ammoProjectiles to be fired from a gun
armamentweaponry used by military or naval force
bombAn explosive device fused to explode under specific conditions
defense system, defence systemThe weaponry available for the defense of a region
gunneryguns / guns collectively
hardwaremajor items of military weaponry (as tanks or missile)
naval weaponryweaponry for warships
Broaderinstrumentality, instrumentationAn artifact (or system of artifacts) that is instrumental in accomplishing some end
Spanisharmamento, armas
Catalanarmament, arma
English > arms: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningThe official symbols of a family, state / state / state / state, etc..
Synonymscoat of arms, blazon, blazonry
CategoryheraldryThe study and classification of armorial bearings and the tracing of genealogies
Partscrest(heraldry) in medieval times, an emblem used to decorate a helmet
NarrowerquarteringA coat of arms that occupies one quarter of an escutcheon
Broaderheraldryemblem indicating the right of a person to bear arms
Spanishblasón, escudo de armas, escudo
Catalanblasó, escut d'armes, escut
Adjectivesarmorialof or relating to heraldry or heraldic arms

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