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artillery

ar·til·ler·y

artillery

 
pronunciation:
ar tI l ri
part of speech: noun
definition 1: mounted large-caliber weapons, such as cannons or rocket launchers, used in land warfare and manned by a crew.
 
synonyms:
weaponry
similar words:
battery, cannons, field guns, fieldpieces, guns, howitzers, mortars, ordnance, weapons
definition 2: the branch of an army that uses these weapons.
similar words:
bombardiers, cannoneers, grenadiers, gunners, infantry
definition 3: the science of using such weapons; gunnery.
synonyms:
gunnery
similar words:
riflery
derivation: artilleryman (n.)