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Noun
Military equipment, especially weapons and ammunition
“Eight men in total turned their arms and Kay, the last of them, filed the best return.”
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Distinctive emblems or devices originally borne on shields in battle and now forming the heraldic insignia of families, corporations, or countries
“Other princes and princesses fly a standard with the royal arms in an ermine border.”
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Body part
“The sling on his left shoulder held his injured arm snugly against his body.”
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All the cannon and small arms collectively, with their equipments, belonging to a ship or a fortification
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Military measures or resources for protecting a country
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A symbol or word used to represent an operation, instruction, concept, or object
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Engagement in or the activities involved in war or conflict
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The destructive capacity of guns, missiles, or a military force (used with reference to the number and size of guns available)
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A person's loving care and protection
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Plural for a branch or division of a company or organization
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“The NZDB had been created in 1961 as the marketing arm of a cooperative industry.”
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Plural for a sleeve of a garment
“Sweat soaked the upper left arm of his shirt along a tear in the sleeve.”
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Plural for the part of a piece of furniture for one's arm to rest
“He had his leg over the arm of the chair and appeared relaxed.”
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Plural for the authority or ability to control, command or protect others
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“Justin Bieber is not the first global superstar to have felt the long arm of the law.”
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(geography) Plural for a bay or inlet off a main body of water
“Shelburne Bay is an arm of Lake Champlain.”
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Plural for a piece of land projecting into water
“The Panama City Beach arm is itself divided into two peninsulas by Grand Lagoon, which separates Bay Point and the Marriott from the resort area.”
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Plural for a group or faction within a political party or other organization
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Plural for a part of an axle or shaft bent out at right angles, for converting reciprocal to circular motion and vice versa
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Plural for a part of a tree which grows out from the trunk or from a bough
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Plural for a weapon incorporating a metal tube from which bullets, shells, or other missiles are propelled by explosive force, typically making a characteristic loud, sharp noise
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Plural for a loan with periodic changes
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Plural for a movable pole, typically used to support a microphone or camera
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Plural for a lesser road leading off a main road
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Plural for the action or process of enlarging or extending something
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Plural for a place on the coast where ships can moor safely
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Plural for an addition to something, especially a document
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Plural for a police officer or member of law enforcement
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Plural for an individual thing or person regarded as single and complete but which can also form an individual component of a larger or more complex whole
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Plural for place for hanging
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Plural for the part by which a thing is held, carried, or controlled
Verb
To furnish with, or cause to be present
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“After all the care he'd taken to arm her with tools to rise out of the quagmire of human suffering, she had slipped yet again into the gutter.”
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To prepare oneself for something that may eventuate
“It is you who must arm yourself against danger.”
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Install weapons in
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To suffuse with vigor, life, energy, or spirit
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To make, or become, competent or prepared for some position or task
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To load a piece of equipment with the material required for its use
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To formally give (someone) some power or authority
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