weapons
I noun armaments, armorum, arms, deadly devices, deadly weapons, instruments of combat, lethal instruments, lethal weapons, munitions associated concepts: concealed weapons, deadly weapons, possession of a weapon foreign phrases:
- Arma in armatos sumere jura sinunt. — The laws permit the use of arms against those who are armed.
II index ammunition

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


weapons
A comprehensive term for all instruments of offensive or defensive combat, including items used in injuring a person.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


weapons
A comprehensive term for all instruments of offensive or defensive combat, including items used in injuring a person.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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  • weapons — (as used in expressions) intermediate range nuclear weapons weapons system Treaty on the Nonproliferation of Nuclear Weapons * * * …   Universalium

  • WEAPONS —    In the prehistoric periods, it is not possible to differentiate between tools and weapons, due to the multipurpose design of early equipment. Bows and arrows can be used to shoot at game animals but also at other human beings; hammers and axes …   Historical Dictionary of Mesopotamia

  • weapons — The Israelites were equipped with both offensive and defensive weapons for their incessant warfare: those used in hand to hand fighting consisted of clubs (Prov. 25:18) and hammers (Jer. 51:20), swords and daggers (Judg. 3:16–22; 1 Sam. 17:51),… …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • weapons — ginklai statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Įrankiai ir priemonės priešui mūšyje kauti. Ginklus sudaro ↑naikinimo priemonės ir ↑naikinimo priemonių siuntimo į taikinį priemonės; sudėtingesnius dar sudaro valdymo ir taikymo prietaisai ir priemonės …   Artilerijos terminų žodynas

  • WEAPONS —    See WARFARE …   Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

  • weapons — weap·on || wepÉ™n n. instrument for use in attack or defense in combat (i.e. sword, gun, claws, etc.); any means used to fight with (i.e. skill, wit, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • weapons — n. pl. Arms …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • WEAPONS — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Weapons in science fiction — are typically depicted as being advanced of contemporary Earth weapons. Uses in the field tend to rely on hand held gun like weapons, while a sci fi story that focuses elsewhere, such as in space, may just use generic beam weapons, often just… …   Wikipedia

  • Weapons-grade — means that a substance is pure enough to be used to make a weapon or has properties that make it suitable for weapons use. Weapons grade plutonium and uranium are the most common examples, but it is also be used to refer to chemical and… …   Wikipedia

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