arms arms  /ˈɑrmz/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) weapons considered collectively
  2. (n) the official symbols of a family, state, etc.

Usage(s):

  1. Hugo Chavez's arms build-up in Venezuela is goading the Brazilians into upgrading their own military.
  2. The President unveils a strategic arms reduction proposal As a candidate for the presidency in 1980, Ronald Reagan was vocally unenthusiastic about the Strategic Arms.
  3. Scarcely noticed in the continuing tension in Central America over the past year is the fact that a principal arms supplier to at least three countries in the region is Israel.

News

  1. Boy who lost fingers, broke arms in Craig field accident uses faith, music as therapy

    Ben Bowersox, 5, has been hospitalized since an accident that broke his arms and severed several of his fingers.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Florida Times-Union

  2. Small arms killed soldiers

    Small arms killed soldiers Times Union Copyright 2013 Times Union. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 9:53 pm, Tuesday, June 11, 2013 The Department of Defense on Tuesday released some details about the death of Army Lt. Col. Todd Clark, whose body is expected to arrive at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware on Wednesday. The ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Albany Times Union

  3. Small arms fire killed Albany soldier

    Small arms fire killed Albany soldier Times Union Copyright 2013 Times Union. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Published 6:01 pm, Tuesday, June 11, 2013 The Department of Defense on Tuesday released a few details about the death of Army Lt. Col. Todd Clark, whose body is expected to arrive at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware on ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Albany Times Union

Quotes

  1. "It is clear that the framers and ratifiers of the Fourteenth Amendment counted the right to keep and bear arms among those fundamental rights necessary to our system of ordered liberty," wrote Justice Samuel Alito for the five-four majority.
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Samuel Alito Source: ABC News

  2. "A non-violent movement could not have stoped Hitler's armies. Negotiations cannot convince al Qaeda's leaders to lay down their arms", Obama said. "To say that force is sometimes necessary is not a call to cynicism; it is a recognition of...
    on Dec 10, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Freaky Gossip (blog)

  3. "The right to keep and bear arms is not 'a right to keep and carry any weapon whatsoever in any manner whatsoever and for whatever purpose,'" wrote Alito in the majority opinion for the court's conservative bloc.
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Antonin Scalia Source: AFP

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