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Webster 1913 Edition


Armament

Ar′ma-ment

,
Noun.
[L.
armamenta
, pl., utensils, esp. the tackle of a ship, fr.
armare
to arm: cf. LL.
armamentum
, F.
armement
.]
1.
A body of forces equipped for war; – used of a land or naval force.
“The whole united armament of Greece.”
Glover.
2.
(Mil. & Nav.)
All the cannon and small arms collectively, with their equipments, belonging to a ship or a fortification.
3.
Any equipment for resistance.

Webster 1828 Edition


Armament

'ARMAMENT

,
Noun.
[L. armamenta, utensils, tackle, from arma.]
A body of forces equipped for war; used of a land or naval force. It is more generally used of a naval force, including ships, men and all the necessary furniture for war.

Definition 2022


armament

armament

English

Noun

armament (plural armaments)

  1. A body of forces equipped for war.
  2. (military, naval) All the cannon and small arms collectively, with their equipments, belonging to a ship or a fortification.
  3. Any equipment for resistance.
  4. The process of building up military capacity.

Translations


Catalan

Noun

armament m (plural armaments)

  1. arming