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Noun
/ärˈtilərē/,
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artilleries, plural;
  1. Large-caliber guns used in warfare on land
    • - tanks and heavy artillery
  2. A military detachment or branch of the armed forces that uses such guns


  1. large but transportable armament
  2. an army unit that uses big guns
  3. weapon: a means of persuading or arguing; "he used all his conversational weapons"
  4. Originally applied to any group of infantry primarily armed with projectile weapons, artillery has over time become limited in meaning to refer only to those engines of war that operate by projection of munitions far beyond the range of effect of personal weapons. ...
  5. Artillery is a Danish technical thrash metal band. They participated in the early development of the genre, and their highly energetic, riff-centric and often fast-paced music is similar in style to that of Coroner, Megadeth and Sabbat from the same era.
  6. Artillery is the generic name for either early two- or three-player (usually turn-based) computer games involving tanks fighting each other in combat or similar derivative games. ...
  7. Large cannon like weapons, transportable and usually operated by more than one person; A unit of the army, that uses such weapons; Gunnery
  8. gold buttons, dark blue trousers, with yellow piping (officers, double yellow stripe). Officers' tunics have black yellowedged collars and cuffs, men's a black yellow-edged collar patch, and yellow edgings on the collars, shoulder-straps and cuff. ...
  9. Cannon or other large caliber firearms; a branch of the army armed with cannon. See image»
  10. 1 Sam. 20:40, (Heb. keli, meaning "apparatus;" here meaning collectively any missile weapons, as arrows and lances. In Revised Version, "weapons"). This word is derived from the Latin artillaria = equipment of war.
  11. Technically the use of heavy missiles, during the bulk of the Middle Ages the role of artillery was confined to use in the siege. ...
  12. the Artillery provided fire support. Field artillery is usually allocated to a brigade with there batteries each of 8 guns. Medium artillery of larger calibre is assigned to brigades or division "In support" for specific operations.
  13. The branch of an army responsible for cannon and the personnel to operate them. Also the barrels, carriages, limbers, side-arms and ammunition used by the artillery. See also cannon, gun, howitzer, mortar, ordnance.
  14. Large cannons or missile launchers used in combat.
  15. weapon used to fire very large projectiles. Howitzers, guns and mortars are types of artillery. Popularly known as cannons.
  16. A general term used to describe gunpowder weapons that are too large to be carried by hand. From the French artiller meaning to equip with weapons, artillery can be classed as field artillery, usually relatively easy to transport and using weapons not normally larger than 105mm in calibre, to ...
  17. The branch of an army that specializes in the use of large-caliber weapons, such as cannon, howitzers, and missile launchers that are operated by crews.
  18. (from French artillerie) is a military Combat Arm which employs any apparātus, machine, an assortment of tools or instruments, a system or systems used as weapons for the discharge of large projectiles in combat as a major contribution of fire power within the overall military capability of an ...
  19. is a term for devices, their supporting infrastructure, techniques and personnel for propelling payloads or projectiles, over distances and obstacles, to hit a target. Usually, the target is a physical object such as a building, a tank, or an aircraft. ...
  20. HistWar doesn't deal with siege artillery. Regarding campaign arty, the name depends on the weight of the shot (12, 8, 7, 6, 4 or 3 pounds). There are also howitzers which fire shells fitted with a fuse ... the explosion should occur in the air ... assuming that the fuse is properly adjusted. ...
  21. Large bore diameter (nominally 3" or greater) firearms designed to be operated by a crew of individuals. They are utilized to project explosive, armor defeating, incendiary, or nuclear projectiles over great distances. They are normally moved by vehicle because of their size and weight. ...
  22. Collective name for firearms such as cannons and handguns.
  23. includes anti-aircraft and anti-tank weapons with calibres above 37 mm.
  24. (n) : branch or part of the army that manages the cannon
  25. Originally the term meant the "gyns", machines for throwing stones and other missiles. Later it was applied to cannon and all guns too large to be managed by one man.