arsenal

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Arsenal \Ar"se*nal\ ([aum]r"s[-e]*nal), noun [Sp. & F. arsenal arsenal, dockyard, or It. arzanale, arsenale (cf. It. & darsena dock); all fr. Ar. d[=a]r[,c]in[=a]'a house of industry or fabrication; d[=a]r house + [,c]in[=a]'a art, industry.] A public establishment for the storage, or for the manufacture and storage, of arms and all military equipments, whether for land or naval service.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

arsenal

noun

1: all the weapons and equipment that a country has [syn: {arsenal}, {armory}, {armoury}]

2: a military structure where arms and ammunition and other military equipment are stored and training is given in the use of arms [syn: {arsenal}, {armory}, {armoury}]

3: a place where arms are manufactured [syn: {armory}, {armoury}, {arsenal}]


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