Origin of armament
Examples from the Web for armament
“We stress that such a system, even in theory, is not part of armament of the Armed Forces of Ukraine,” said Lysenko.
With this plan the French armament put to sea on the 8th of April, 1782.
The work of transferring the armament, and mounting the guns, was very laborious.The Naval History of the United States|Willis J. Abbot.
They were forced to retire with the loss of 2,000 men, and soon after compelled to withdraw the armament.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
The matter of traction power for these gun and armament trains near the front set a problem for the Ordnance Department to solve.America's Munitions 1917-1918|Benedict Crowell
The address was carried, and several resolutions afterwards moved against the armament were rejected by large majorities.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III.|E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
British Dictionary definitions for armament
Word Origin for armament
Word Origin and History for armament
c.1600, "munitions of war" (especially the great guns on board a man-of-war), also "naval force equipped for war" (1690s), from Latin armamentum "implement," from Latin armare "to arm, furnish with weapons" from arma (see arm (n.2)). Meaning "process of equipping for war" is from 1813.