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Definition 1: large but transportable armament - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for artillery in the sense of this definition

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

(... is a kind of artillery ) a large artillery gun that is usually on wheels

(... is a kind of artillery ) movable artillery (other than antiaircraft) used by armies in the field (especially for direct support of front-line troops)

(... is a kind of artillery ) an artillery gun that throws a shot weighing four pounds

(artillery is a part of ...) the 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

"the rifle had been fitted with a special stock"

(... is part of artillery) a collection of related things intended for use together

"took a battery of achievement tests"

Definition 2: a means of persuading or arguing - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where artillery or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he used all his conversational weapons

Synonyms for artillery in the sense of this definition

(artillery is a kind of ...) the act of persuading (or attempting to persuade); communication intended to induce belief or action

Definition 3: an army unit that uses big guns - [noun denoting group]

Synonyms for artillery in the sense of this definition

(artillery is a kind of ...) a military unit that is part of an army

(... is a kind of artillery ) group of guns or missile launchers operated together at one place

(artillery belongs to category ...) the military forces of a nation

"their military is the largest in the region" "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"

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