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Meaning of ARMING

Pronunciation:  'ârming

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the act of equiping with weapons in preparation for war
 

ARMING is a 6 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: armament, equipping
 
 Antonyms: disarmament, disarming
 
 See Also: militarisation, militarization, mobilisation, mobilization, outfitting, rearmament

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Arm"ing\, n.
1. The act of furnishing with, or taking, arms.

         The arming was now universal.         --Macaulay.

2. (Naut.) A piece of tallow placed in a cavity at the lower
   end of a sounding lead, to bring up the sand, shells,
   etc., of the sea bottom. --Totten.

3. pl. (Naut.) Red dress cloths formerly hung fore and aft
   outside of a ship's upper works on holidays.

{Arming press} (Bookbinding), a press for stamping titles and
   designs on the covers of books.

 

 

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