weapons of mass destruction

Definition of weapons of mass destruction

  1. :  weapons that can destroy entire cities, regions, etc.

Word by Word Definitions

weaponplay weapons
  1. :  something (as a club, knife, or gun) used to injure, defeat, or destroy

    :  a means of contending against another

  1. :  arm

massplay
  1. :  the liturgy of the Eucharist (see Eucharist 1) especially in accordance with the traditional Latin rite (see rite 1)

    :  a celebration of the Eucharist (see Eucharist 1)

    :  a musical setting for the ordinary of the Mass

  1. :  a quantity or aggregate of matter usually of considerable size

    :  expanse, bulk

    :  massive quality or effect

  1. :  to form or collect into a mass

    :  to assemble in a mass

  1. :  of or relating to the mass of the people

    :  being one of or at one with the mass :  average

    :  participated in by or affecting a large number of individuals

destructionplay
  1. :  the state or fact of being destroyed :  ruin

    :  the action or process of destroying something

    :  a destroying agency


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