Definition: Meaning of, arms in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / ɑːmz /

  • noun
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Word Forms:
Singular Plural
arms armses
  1. weapons considered collectively
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  2. heraldry the official symbols of a family, state, etc.
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arms used in phrases

  • Farewell to Arms, A
    1. (1929) a novel by Ernest HEMINGWAY about the romantic relationship between a US man who is working as an AMBULANCE driver and an English nurse in Italy during World War I
  • Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (noun)
    1. negotiations between the United States and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics opened in 1969 in Helsinki designed to limit both countries' stock of nuclear weapons
  • arms control (noun)
    1. the attempts by powerful countries to limit the number and types of war weapons that exist
  • arms deal (noun)
    1. a deal to provide military arms
  • arms industry (noun)
    1. an industry that manufacturers weapons of war
  • arms manufacturer (noun)
    1. someone who manufactures arms and munitions
  • arms race (noun)
    1. the competition between different countries to have a larger number of powerful weapons
  • arms-runner (noun)
    1. a smuggler of guns
  • bachelor-at-arms (noun)
    1. a knight of the lowest order; could display only a pennon
  • coat of arms (noun)
    1. a set of pictures or patterns painted on a SHIELD and used as the special sign of a family, town, university etc
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