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artillery

ar·til·ler·y

artillery

 
pronunciation:
ar tI l ri
part of speech: noun
definition 1: large weapons used in land battles, such as cannons or rockets. Artillery is too heavy for a person to carry and is sometimes mounted on wheels.
 
similar words:
battery, cannons, guns, mortars, weapons
definition 2: the branch of an army that uses these weapons.
He joined the artillery.
similar words:
gunners, infantry
derivation: artilleryman (n.)