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Noun (plural)
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arms, plural;
  1. Weapons and ammunition; armaments
    • - they were subjugated by force of arms
    • - arms exports
  2. Distinctive emblems or devices, originally borne on shields in battle and now forming the heraldic insignia of families, corporations, or countries


  1. weaponry: weapons considered collectively
  2. coat of arms: the official symbols of a family, state, etc.
  3. (arm) a human limb; technically the part of the superior limb between the shoulder and the elbow but commonly used to refer to the whole superior limb
  4. (arm) prepare oneself for a military confrontation; "The U.S. is girding for a conflict in the Middle East"; "troops are building up on the Iraqi border"
  5. (arm) any projection that is thought to resemble a human arm; "the arm of the record player"; "an arm of the sea"; "a branch of the sewer"
  6. (arm) supply with arms; "The U.S. armed the freedom fighters in Afghanistan"
  7. ARMS Corporation is a Japanese manga and anime studio which has been involved in the production, animation, or Japanese distribution of a substantial number of releases.
  8. ((p) arm) In the fields of genetics and evolutionary computation, a locus (plural loci) is the specific location of a gene or DNA sequence on a chromosome. A variant of the DNA sequence at a given locus is called an allele. ...
  9. (A-arm) In automotive suspension, a '''car wishbone is a nearly flat and roughly triangular member (or sub-frame), that pivots in two places. The broad end of the triangle attaches at the frame and pivots on a bushing. The narrow end attaches to the steering knuckle and pivots on a ball joint.
  10. (Arm) In anatomy, an arm is one of the upper limbs (also called forelimbs) of an animal. The term arm can also be used for analogous structures, such as one of the paired upper limbs of a four-legged animal, or the arms of cephalopods.
  11. (Arm.) Edward Armitage (May 20, 1817 – May 24, 1896) was an English Victorian era painter whose work focussed on historical, classical and biblical subjects.
  12. (ÄRM) MÄR-Heaven is a fictional world in the anime and manga series MÄR, and its sequel series MÄR Omega. It is largely based upon fairy tales, and is set in a world similar to the Middle Ages of Europe in the real world.
  13. (A-arm) A suspension linkage formed in the shape of an "A" or "V" found commonly on the front suspension. The sides of the two legs of the A-arm are connected to the chassis by rubber bushings and the peak of the A-arm is attached to the wheel assembly. ...
  14. (A-arm) A lateral suspension link resembling the letter A.
  15. (ARM) In aircraft weight and balance, as well as load distribution, it is the distance from the CENTER OF GRAVITY (c/g) to some point. For computations, arms measured forward from the c/g are positive (+n) and those measured aft of the c/g are negtive (n).
  16. (ARM) antiradiation missile
  17. (Arm) Used to describe the accuracy and strength of a fielder who is very good at returning a ball from the outfield. The player may be described as having a good "arm".
  18. (Arm) The light-bearing part of a chandelier also sometimes known as a branch.
  19. (Arm) A group of participants in a clinical trial, all of who receive the same treatment, intervention or placebo. The other arm(s) receive(s) a different treatment.
  20. (ARM) armv3l, armv4b, armv4l, armv5tel, armv5tejl, armv6l,armv7l
  21. (Arm) A term used in the game of craps to denote a player who is so skilled at throwing the dice that they are able to alter the conventional odds of the game. Such a player is said to be 'an arm'. ...
  22. (Arm) The part of the microscope that connects the tube to the base.  When carrying a microscope, grab the arm with one hand and place your other hand under the base.
  23. (Arm) Short horizontal strokes, as in the letter T or a stroke angled upward as in the letter K.
  24. (ARM) (Adjustable Rate Mortgage) A mortgage whose interest rate is raised or lowered at periodic intervals according to the prevailing interest rates in the market. ...
  25. (arm) a projecting horizontal stroke that is unattached on one or both ends, such as the