weapon

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nuclear weapon in which enormous energy is released by nuclear fission (splitting the nuclei of a heavy element like uranium 235 or plutonium 239) A-bomb , atom bomb , atomic bomb , fission bomb , plutonium bomb
command that is the primary provider of air combat weapon systems to the United States Air Force; operates fighter, bomber, reconnaissance, battle-management, and rescue aircraft ACC , Air Combat Command
secret key resource or weapon ace in the hole , trump card
reckless attack with intent to injure seriously (as with a deadly weapon) aggravated assault
action before firing weapon aiming
any nuclear or chemical or biological material that can be used as a weapon of mass destruction ammunition
carrying a weapon armed
armored vehicle with the chassis of a tank (but no turret) and a large gun; used as an antitank weapon and to support infantry assault gun
backfire from a recoilless weapon back-blast , backblast
use of harmful bacteria as a weapon bacteriological warfare , germ warfare
rock-hurling mechanism or weapon ballista , catapult , mangonel , onager , trebuchet , trebucket
rigid piece of metal or wood; usually used as a fastening or obstruction or weapon bar
battle in World War I (1915); Germans wanted to try chlorine (a toxic yellow gas) as a weapon and succeeded in taking considerable territory from the Allied salient battle of Ypres , second battle of Ypres , Ypres
broadax used as a weapon battle-ax , battle-axe
knife that can be fixed to the end of a rifle and used as a weapon bayonet
portable rocket launcher used by infantrymen as an antitank weapon bazooka
ammunition (usually of small caliber) loaded in linked belts for use in an automatic weapon belt ammunition , belted ammunition
any weapon usable in biological warfare bioarm , biological weapon , bioweapon
flat part of a tool or weapon that (usually) has a cutting edge blade
cutting or thrusting weapon that has a long metal blade and a hilt with a hand guard blade , brand , steel , sword
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