arsenal

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noun ar·se·nal \ˈärs-nəl, ˈär-sə-\

Definition of arsenal

  1. 1a :  an establishment for the manufacture or storage of arms and military equipment The city is home to a federal arsenal.b :  a collection of weapons

  2. 2 :  store, repertoire the team's arsenal of veteran players

Examples of arsenal in a Sentence

  1. The city is home to a federal arsenal.

  2. Doctors have a broad arsenal of medicines to choose from.

  3. the team's arsenal of veteran players

Origin and Etymology of arsenal

Italian arsenale, ultimately from Arabic dār ṣināʽa house of manufacture


First Known Use: 1555


ARSENAL Defined for English Language Learners

arsenal

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noun ar·se·nal \ˈärs-nəl, ˈär-sə-\

Definition of arsenal for English Language Learners

  • : a collection of weapons

  • : a place where weapons are made or stored

  • : a group of things or people that are available to be used


ARSENAL Defined for Kids

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noun ar·se·nal \ˈärs-nəl, ˈär-sə-\

Definition of arsenal for Students

  1. :  a place where military equipment is made and stored



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