weapons system love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Weapons together with the materiel necessary for their use against an enemy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. weapons considered collectively

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • This unique and effective weapons system has posed significant tactical challenges for many vessels engaging a Galor-class spacecraft.

    STARSHIP SPOTTER

  • The threatening hum of his powered-up weapons system faded with his departure.

    Impossible Places

  • 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.

    An American Life

  • 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.

    NATO Strike Hits Civilians in Libya

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.