Examples of weapon in a Sentence
assault with a deadly weapon
The pitcher's slider is his most effective weapon.
a new weapon in the fight against cancer
The mayor's campaign unleashed its secret weapon.
Recent Examples of weapon from the Web
This is the 75th anniversary where the people prodded into the ghetto of Warsaw fought against the Nazis and held them off for three weeks with virtually no weapons.
Johnson’s character is an ex-soldier, a man who can bash any skull in front of him, pilot any vehicle, and fire any weapon.
Campaigners on a dizzying array of issues regard proxy voting as an exciting new weapon.
The rest of the season, Knisley said that press became one of River Hill’s secret weapons.
In fits and starts, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been trying to build up a homegrown defense industry that can supply more of India’s needs and even export weapons to other nations.
No weapon was displayed and no one was injured, the notice said.
Lewis said all three fired service weapons, two with rifles and the third with a handgun.
Those same officers reportedly feared that Clark had a gun on him, but no weapon was recovered from the scene.
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Origin and Etymology of weapon
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
First Known Use of weapon
before 12th century
WEAPON Defined for English Language Learners
: something (such as a gun, knife, club, or bomb) that is used for fighting or attacking someone or for defending yourself when someone is attacking you
: something (such as a skill, idea, or tool) that is used to win a contest or achieve something
WEAPON Defined for Kids
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