from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Weapons together with the materiel necessary for their use against an enemy.
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- n. weapons considered collectively
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This unique and effective weapons system has posed significant tactical challenges for many vessels engaging a Galor-class spacecraft.
The threatening hum of his powered-up weapons system faded with his departure.
Of course it is encouraging that you recognize that you need many fewer SS-20’s than you have deployed, but a monopoly of a weapons system is a monopoly, whether the numbers are small or large, and that is a feature which we cannot accept.
NATO said the intended target of the airstrike was a military missile site in the area but that a weapons system failure may have resulted in a number of civilian casualties.