Meaning of armament


Pronunciation: (är'mu-munt), [key]
— n.
  1. the arms and equipment with which a military unit or military apparatus is supplied.
  2. a land, sea, or air force equipped for war.
  3. armor (def. 5).
  4. Usually,military strength collectively: the armaments race; a country without armaments.
  5. the process of equipping or arming for war.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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