weapon system

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n weapon system any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting "he was licensed to carry a weapon"
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Usage

In literature:

This system, moreover, is only kept up by a flourish of weapons.
"The Grandissimes" by George Washington Cable
They made weapons, wire and ingots, cloth, and pottery, and a widespread system of trade arose.
"The Negro" by W.E.B. Du Bois
Such a weapon is a sound system.
"History of Rationalism Embracing a Survey of the Present State of Protestant Theology" by John F. Hurst
Their system of defence was good, their bravery was undoubted, but they had no effective weapons.
"Olla Podrida" by Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
The abettors of corrupt systems of religion, by weapons of every character, assail them.
"The Ordinance of Covenanting" by John Cunningham
He could see the weapons-system operator inside the lower bulletproof bubble.
"Project Cyclops" by Thomas Hoover
No "space platform" needed all this radar-evasive, weapons-systems management capability.
"Project Daedalus" by Thomas Hoover
Next war we fight, says he, we'll be buying high-tech weapons systems from the Far East.
"The Samurai Strategy" by Thomas Hoover
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In news:

Naval Station Norfolk Monday to test its weapons systems at sea.
In days past, weapons systems were developed secretly.
Bio-weapon surveillance system under attack in Beltway.
Lyman's TS-6000 weapon cleaning system.
Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System goes 4 for 4 in testing.
The generals agree that many of their high-tech weapons depend on the Global Positioning System satellite to hit the intended target.
Peterson breaks ground on new weapons system .
"Syria Tested Chemical Weapons Systems, Witnesses Say".
Inforce Weapon-Mounted Light for LE & Military LED Illumination System.
Inforce Weapon-Mounted Light for LE & Military LED Illumination System.
Personal items such as purses, GPS systems, and weapons are being taken.
Contractors don't yet know the extent to which cuts will affect specific programs, such as Lockheed Martin 's F-35 fighter, the Pentagon's costliest weapons system.
Nanoscale materials and components, including some of the tiniest products ever manufactured, have already found their way into communications systems and weapons being used in the war in Iraq.
Now we have an inside look on how the weapon progression system for MW3 will work.
The weapon system that could have made the enemy die laughing.
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In science:

However, since similar conservative assumptions are made for both types of weapon systems, the ratio of these burdens provides a signi ficative means for comparing their respective delayed radiological impacts, and to derive the yields given by equations (15) and (16).
A comparison of delayed radiobiological effects of depleted-uranium munitions versus fourth-generation nuclear weapons
Since the 1970’s, antenna diversity had been a preferred weapon used by mobile wireless systems against the deleterious effect of fading.
Transmit Diversity v. Spatial Multiplexing in Modern MIMO Systems
NEC was originally developed at the Lawrence Livermore Laboratory under sponsorship of the Naval Ocean Systems Center and the Air Force Weapons Laboratory .
Angular Momentum of Electromagnetic Radiation. Fundamental physics applied to the radio domain for innovative studies of space and development of new concepts in wireless communications
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