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arms

noun , plural of arm

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a portable weapon from which a shot is discharged by gunpowder
  • soldiers grabbing their arms and helmets and heading into battle
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arms

noun , plural of arm

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1 a large unit of a governmental, business, or educational organization
  • a company that needs to beef up its marketing arm if it wants to compete in today's business world
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2 a part of a body of water that extends beyond the general shoreline
  • this arm of the Atlantic is surprisingly peaceful, as the stronger ocean currents do not reach this far
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bays, bights, coves, creeks [chiefly British], embayments, estuaries, firths, fjords (also fiords), gulfs, inlets, lochs [Scottish]

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3 an area of land that juts out into a body of water
  • Maine has so many long, narrow arms that jut out into the ocean that early coastal settlers found it much easier to travel by sea
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4 the right or means to command or control others
  • few criminals manage to permanently escape the long arm of the law
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