armor-piercing love

Definitions

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  • adjective Referring to devices (typically munitions) intended to pierce armor

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Examples

  • Some specialists have suggested that providing the rebels with portable antiaircraft missiles and armor-piercing rocket-propelled grenades would be an efficient way to help, without the cost and dangers of a no-fly zone.

    U.N. confirms probe into allegations of torture by Gaddafi's forces

  • He also possessed armor-piercing ammunition, saying it was “to attack Americans,” and said that one of his weapons would be used “for the base,” an apparent reference to the Quantico facility.

    The Longest War

  • He had to hope they had no access to armor-piercing ordnance.

    Backlash « A Fly in Amber

  • Some specialists have suggested that providing the rebels with portable antiaircraft missiles and armor-piercing rocket-propelled grenades would be an efficient way to help, without the cost and dangers of a no-fly zone.

    U.N. confirms probe into allegations of torture by Gaddafi's forces

  • "Nobody thinks we should be selling armor-piercing bullets -- you don't need that if you're hunting deer or elk."

    NRA Fires Back At Bloomberg

  • He also possessed armor-piercing ammunition, saying it was “to attack Americans,” and said that one of his weapons would be used “for the base,” an apparent reference to the Quantico facility.

    The Longest War

  • Luckett was a young platoon leader on his first tour in Iraq when an explosively formed penetrator – a bomb that hurls an armor-piercing lump of molten copper – ripped through his vehicle on a Baghdad street on Mother's Day 2008.

    Dan Luckett, Double-Amputee, Returns To Afghan War

  • Luckett was a young platoon leader on his first tour in Iraq when an explosively formed penetrator – a bomb that hurls an armor-piercing lump of molten copper – ripped through his vehicle on a Baghdad street on Mother's Day 2008.

    Dan Luckett, Double-Amputee, Returns To Afghan War

  • It can also be used to produce high-explosive weapons, such as armor-piercing rockets.

    Iran Pressed to Resolve Discrepancy on Uranium

  • "Nobody thinks we should be selling armor-piercing bullets -- you don't need that if you're hunting deer or elk."

    NRA Fires Back At Bloomberg

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