artillery

  • 1 Artillery — Ar*til ler*y, n. [OE. artilrie, OF. artillerie, arteillerie, fr. LL. artillaria, artilleria, machines and apparatus of all kinds used in war, vans laden with arms of any kind which follow camps; F. artillerie great guns, ordnance; OF. artillier… …

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  • 2 Artillery — Основная информация Жанр Трэш метал Спид метал …

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  • 3 Artillery — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Artillery es una banda de thrash danesa perteneciente al movimiento thrash metal activo en los años 1980, y fue partícipe en el desarrollo primigenio del género. Su música, altamente enérgica, se caracterizó por el… …

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  • 5 artillery — [är til′ər ē] n. [ME < OFr artillerie < artillier (prob. altered by assoc. with arte, ART1) < atillier, to equip; dissimilated var. of atirier: see ATTIRE] 1. Archaic apparatus, as catapults or arbalests, for hurling heavy missiles 2.… …

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  • 6 artillery — ► NOUN 1) large calibre guns used in warfare on land. 2) a branch of the armed forces trained to use artillery. ORIGIN Old French artillerie, from atillier equip, arm …

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  • 7 Artillery — est un groupe de Thrash metal danois qui a débuté sa carrière en 1982 dans une banlieue de Copenhague, Taastrup. Les membres étaient les guitaristes Jørgen Sandau et Michael Stützer, le bassiste Morten Stützer, le batteur Carsten Nielsen et le… …

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  • 8 artillery — (n.) late 14c., warlike munitions, from Anglo Fr. artillerie, O.Fr. artillerie (14c.), from artillier to provide with engines of war (13c.), which probably is from M.L. articulum art, skill, diminutive of L. ars (gen. artis) art. But some would… …

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  • 9 artillery — ordnance, *armament, materiel, munitions, arms, ammunition …

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  • 10 artillery — [n] weaponry or military unit arms, battery, bazooka, big guns*, cannon, cannonry, force, gunnery, heavy stuff*, munitions, ordnance, rainmakers*, stovepipe, weapons; concepts 322,500 …

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  • 11 Artillery — For other uses of the term, see Artillery (disambiguation). Warfare Military history Eras Prehistoric Ancient …

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  • 12 artillery — /ahr til euh ree/, n. 1. mounted projectile firing guns or missile launchers, mobile or stationary, light or heavy, as distinguished from small arms. 2. the troops or the branch of an army concerned with the use and service of such weapons. 3.… …

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  • 13 Artillery —    By the start of the WARS OF THE ROSES in the late 1450s, artillery had been in use in northern Europe for over a century, and most civil war armies included at least a small artillery force.    The pace of advancement in European gun… …

    Encyclopedia of the Wars of the Roses

  • 14 artillery — [[t]ɑː(r)tɪ̱ləri[/t]] 1) N UNCOUNT: oft N n Artillery consists of large, powerful guns which are transported on wheels and used by an army. Using tanks and heavy artillery, they seized the town. ...the sound of artillery fire. 2) N SING COLL: the …

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  • 15 artillery — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ field ▪ heavy ▪ The enemy has enough heavy artillery to win the war. ▪ anti aircraft ▪ air defence/air defense …

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  • 16 artillery — 1. n. guns; grenades. (Underworld.) □ Where does Frank stash the artillery? □ All the artillery is locked in the trunk of the getaway car. 2. n. flatware; cutlery. □ Who put out the artillery? I didn’t get a fork …

    Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • 17 Artillery — Technically the use of heavy missiles, during the bulk of the Middle Ages the role of artillery was confined to use in the siege. During the 14th century, however, the English under the generalship of Edward III experimented with combined arms… …

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  • 18 artillery — n. antiaircraft; coast; field; heavy; light; long range; medium; self propelled artillery * * * [ɑː tɪl(ə)rɪ] coast field heavy light long range medium self propelled artillery antiaircraft …

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  • 19 artillery — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. cannon, ordnance. See arms. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Heavy orDNAnce] Syn. gunnery, orDNAnce, mounted guns, cannons, missile launchers; see also cannon , munitions . 2. [The branch of the service that… …

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  • 20 artillery —    1. American    a hypodermic needle    From loading the charge and the explosive effect:     ... a piece of community artillery passed from junkie to junkie. (Wambaugh, 1975)    2. armed supporters of a gangster    The weapons used are pistols …

    How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms