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Definition 1: weapons considered collectively - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for arms in the sense of this definition

(arms is a kind of ...) an artifact (or system of artifacts) that is instrumental in accomplishing some end

(... is a kind of arms ) projectiles to be fired from a gun

(... is a kind of arms ) weaponry used by military or naval force

(... is a kind of arms ) an explosive device fused to explode under specific conditions

(... is a kind of arms ) the weaponry available for the defense of a region

(... is a kind of arms ) guns collectively

(... is a kind of arms ) major items of military weaponry (as tanks or missile)

(... is a kind of arms ) weaponry for warships

(arms is a part of ...) any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting

"he was licensed to carry a weapon"

Definition 2: the official symbols of a family, state, etc. - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for arms in the sense of this definition

(arms is a kind of ...) emblem indicating the right of a person to bear arms

(... is a kind of arms ) a coat of arms that occupies one quarter of an escutcheon; combining four coats of arms on one shield usually represented intermarriages

(arms is a part of ...) (heraldry) in medieval times, an emblem used to decorate a helmet

(arms belongs to category ...) the study and classification of armorial bearings and the tracing of genealogies

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