What is another word for artillery?

Pronunciation: [ɑːtˈɪləɹi] (IPA)

Artillery refers to a military device meant for casting heavy projectiles or shells to target enemy troops. In military maneuvers, artillery plays a crucial role in destroying enemy installations and disrupting their movements. Synonyms for the word artillery include heavy weapons, guns, mortars, cannon, howitzers, missiles, and tanks. Heavy weapons are the most general term and include any device used by the military to launch an attack on the enemy. Guns are small, portable weapons that can be carried by personnel, while mortars are heavy tubes placed on a base that can fire shells at high trajectories. Cannon refers to large guns with a long barrel while howitzers are shorter guns known for their ability to fire at high angles. Missiles refer to guided weapons that use a propulsion system while tanks are heavily armored vehicles with a powerful gun.

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Usage examples for Artillery

A certain number of artillery guns in Paris had been paid for by popular subscription, and the rumor spread at one time that these were to be turned over to the Germans.
"A History of the Third French Republic"
C. H. C. Wright
Urge upon him all the arguments your own ingenuity will furnish, and when you come, if you should be so driven, to the coercive category, and that you want the siege artillery, then send for me.
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever
As against an enemy with modern artillery, I thought it to be hopelessly defenceless.
"Memoirs of Orange Jacobs"
Orange Jacobs

Famous quotes with Artillery

  • On my left the shooting had the sharp explosion of the infantry artillery, on my right could be heard the sporadic cannon shots thundering from the front, and up above the sky was clear and the sun bright.
    Max Beckmann
  • General: I attempted to take Williamsport yesterday, but found too large a force of infantry and artillery. After a long fight, I withdrew to this place.
    John Buford
  • I have observed that baseball is not unlike a war, and when you come right down to it, we batters are the heavy artillery.
    Ty Cobb
  • Your heaviest artillery will be your will to live. Keep that big gun going.
    Norman Cousins
  • Make men wise, and by that very operation you make them free. Civil liberty follows as a consequence of this; no usurped power can stand against the artillery of opinion.
    William Godwin

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