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Definition of artillery:

  1. Cannon; great guns; ordnance, including guns, mortars, howitzers, etc., with their equipment of carriages, balls, bombs, and shot of all kinds.
  2. Munitions of war; implements for warfare, as slings, bows, and arrows.
  3. The men and officers of that branch of the army to which the care and management of artillery are confided.
  4. The science of artillery or gunnery.

Synonyms:

gunman, heavy weapon, arm, hit man, hired gun, artillery unit, gun for hire, gas, weapon system, accelerator, throttle, hitman, ordnance store, accelerator pedal, munitions, ordnance, triggerman, weapon, munition, grease-gun, gas pedal, gun, gunslinger.

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