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Definition of "arming" []

  • Present participle of arm. (verb)
  • A piece of tallow or soap put in the cavity and over the bottom of a sounding lead to pick up samples of the bottom of the sea. (noun)
  • The act of supplying with arms and ammunition in preparation of a conflict (noun)
  • One of the red dress cloths formerly hung fore and aft outside of a ship's upper works on holidays. (noun)

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Use "arming" in a sentence
  • "And the government has an essential role to play in arming consumers with good information."
  • "Syria and Iran partner closely in arming and financing the main Arab groups fighting Israel — Hamas in the Palestinian territories and Hezbollah in Lebanon."
  • "All of this is contingent on the banks passing these rate cuts on, of course, which might need some strong-arming from the banks new owners: us."