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Definitions for armament
ˈɑr mə məntar·ma·ment

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. armamentnoun

    weaponry used by military or naval force

  2. arming, armament, equippingnoun

    the act of equiping with weapons in preparation for war


  1. armamentnoun

    A body of forces equipped for war.

  2. armamentnoun

    All the cannon and small arms collectively, with their equipments, belonging to a ship or a fortification.

  3. armamentnoun

    Any equipment for resistance.

  4. Etymology: armamenta, from armare.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Armamentnoun

    A force equipped for war; generally used of a naval force.

    Etymology: armamentum, Lat.


  1. armament

    Armament refers to military weapons and equipment that are used for combat. It can also refer to the process of equipping military forces for war. Armament can include anything from small firearms and tanks, to submarines, warships, and aircraft, as well as the ammunition or bombs they use.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Armamentnoun

    a body of forces equipped for war; -- used of a land or naval force

  2. Armamentnoun

    all the cannon and small arms collectively, with their equipments, belonging to a ship or a fortification

  3. Armamentnoun

    any equipment for resistance

  4. Etymology: [L. armamenta, pl., utensils, esp. the tackle of a ship, fr. armare to arm: cf. LL. armamentum, F. armement.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Armament

    ärm′a-ment, n. forces armed or equipped for war: munitions of war, esp. the great guns with which a ship is armed. [L. armamentaarma.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. armament

    A naval or military force equipped for an expedition. The arming of a vessel or place.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. armament

    A body of forces equipped for war;—used as a land force. All arrangements made for the defense of a fortification with musketry and artillery.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of armament in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of armament in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of armament in a Sentence

  1. Jack Kim:

    The party's revolutionary armament means we are ready to fight any kind of war waged by the U.S. imperialists.

  2. Cho Min:

    He (Kim Jong Un) doesn't look willing to back down on nuclear armament and the congress is the place for maximum impact if he wants to declare it to the world.

  3. President Francois Hollande:

    A certain number (of armament) projects need to be finalised and we should see the consequences of that in the coming months.

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