weapon

  • 1 weapon — index bomb, cudgel, gun Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 weapon …

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  • 2 Weapon X — Organisme de fiction apparaissant dans Weapon X Membre(s) Malcolm Colcord …

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  • 3 Weapon — Weap on (w[e^]p [u^]n; 277), n. [OE. wepen, AS. w[=ae]pen; akin to OS. w[=a]pan, OFries. w[=e]pin, w[=e]pen, D. wapen, G. waffe, OHG. waffan, w[=a]fan, Icel. v[=a]pn, Dan. vaaben, Sw. vapen, Goth. w[=e]pna, pl.; of uncertain origin. Cf.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 weapon — [wep′ən] n. [ME wepen < OE wæpen, akin to Ger waffe, ON vāpn, Goth wēpna: base found only in Gmc] 1. an instrument or device of any kind used to injure or kill, as in fighting or hunting 2. any organ or part of an organism used for attacking… …

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  • 5 weapon — O.E. wæpen instrument of fighting and defense, from P.Gmc. *wæpnan (Cf. O.S. wapan, O.N. vapn, Dan. vaaben, O.Fris. wepin, M.Du. wapen, O.H.G. waffen, Ger. wafen (neut.), waffe (fem.)), from *webno m, of unknown origin with no cognates outside… …

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  • 6 weapon — [n] arm, armament ammunition, anlace, arbalest, archery, arrow, assegai, atlatl, ax, axe, backsword, ballista, banderilla, barong, bat, baton, battle ax, bayonet, bazooka, billy club, blackjack, blade, blowgun, bludgeon, bomb, boomerang, bow and… …

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  • 7 weapon — ► NOUN 1) a thing designed or used for inflicting bodily harm or physical damage. 2) a means of gaining an advantage or defending oneself. DERIVATIVES weaponry noun. ORIGIN Old English …

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  • 8 Weapon X — This article is about the clandestine government anti mutant project, for the reality jumping team of antiheroes, see Weapon X (Exiles); for the individuals called Weapon X, see Wolverine (comics) or Garrison Kane; for the Weapon Plus Project,… …

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  • 9 Weapon — For other uses, see Weapon (disambiguation). See military technology and equipment for a comprehensive list of weapons and doctrines. Warfare Military history Eras …

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  • 10 weapon — weaponed, adj. weaponless, adj. /wep euhn/, n. 1. any instrument or device for use in attack or defense in combat, fighting, or war, as a sword, rifle, or cannon. 2. anything used against an opponent, adversary, or victim: the deadly weapon of… …

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  • 11 weapon — n. 1) to load a weapon 2) to fire a weapon 3) to brandish; carry; draw; handle a weapon 4) to calibrate; zero in a weapon 5) to lay down, throw down one s weapons 6) a concealed; deadly weapon 7) automatic; defensive; heavy; light; offensive;… …

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  • 12 Weapon P.R.I.M.E. — Superteambox imagesize= caption= publisher=Marvel Comics debut= X Force #11 (July, 1992) creators=Rob Liefeld Mark Pacella base=Department K members=Double Trouble KillJoy (aka KillSpree) Tygerstryke Yeti Garrison Kane Grizzly G. W. Bridge Rictor …

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  • 13 weapon — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ deadly, lethal, potent, powerful ▪ He was charged with assault with a deadly weapon. ▪ non lethal ▪ dangerous …

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  • 14 weapon — 01. Throw down your [weapons], and surrender! 02. The first nuclear [weapon] used in wartime was dropped on the city of Hiroshima in 1945. 03. He was carrying a number of [weapons], including an automatic rifle. 04. Our country manufactures many… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 15 weapon — weap|on W2S2 [ˈwepən] n [: Old English; Origin: wApen] 1.) something that you use to fight with or attack someone with, such as a knife, bomb, or gun nuclear/chemical/biological/atomic etc weapons ▪ The police are still looking for the murder… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 weapon */*/*/ — UK [ˈwepən] / US noun [countable] Word forms weapon : singular weapon plural weapons 1) an object that can be used to hurt people or damage property, for example a gun, knife, or bomb The murder weapon still hasn t been found. carry a weapon: The …

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  • 17 weapon — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. See arms. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [An instrument for combat] Syn. armament, protection, weaponry, deadly weapon, hardware, sophisticated hardware, lethal weapon, defense. Weapons include: club, spear,… …

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  • 18 weapon — weap|on [ wepən ] noun count *** 1. ) an object that can be used to hurt people or damage property, for example a gun, knife, or bomb: The murder weapon still hasn t been found. weapons of mass destruction (=weapons that can kill a very large… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 weapon — [[t]we̱pən[/t]] ♦♦ weapons 1) N COUNT A weapon is an object such as a gun, a knife, or a missile, which is used to kill or hurt people in a fight or a war. ...nuclear weapons. 2) N COUNT A weapon is something such as knowledge about a particular… …

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  • 20 weapon — An instrument of offensive or defensive combat, or anything used, or designed to be used, in destroying, defeating, threatening, or injuring a person. The term is chiefly used, in law, in the statutes prohibiting the carrying or using of… …

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