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Noun: artillery  aa(r)'ti-lu-ree
  1. Large but transportable armament
    - heavy weapon, gun, ordnance
  2. (military) an army unit that uses big guns
    - artillery unit
  3. A means of persuading or arguing
    "he used all his conversational artilleries";
    - weapon

Derived forms: artilleries

Type of: armament, army unit, persuasion, suasion [rare]

Part of: battery

Encyclopedia: Artillery