Arming

Definition of Arming

Arm´ing
n.1.The act of furnishing with, or taking, arms.
The arming was now universal.
- Macaulay.
2.(Naut.) A piece of tallow placed in a cavity at the lower end of a sounding lead, to bring up the sand, shells, etc., of the sea bottom.
3.(Naut.) Red dress cloths formerly hung fore and aft outside of a ship's upper works on holidays.
Arming press
(Bookbinding) a press for stamping titles and designs on the covers of books.

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armament, disarmament, disarming, equipping, militarisation, militarization, mobilisation, mobilization, outfitting, rearmament
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