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arm 1

 (ärm)
n.
1. An upper limb of the human body, connecting the hand and wrist to the shoulder.
2. A part similar to a human arm, such as the forelimb of an animal or a long part projecting from a central support in a machine.
3. Something, such as a sleeve on a garment or a support on a chair, that is designed to cover or support the human arm.
4. A relatively narrow extension jutting out from a large mass: an arm of the sea. See Synonyms at branch.
5. An administrative or functional branch, as of an organization.
6. Power or authority: the long arm of the law.
7. Sports The skill of throwing or pitching a ball well.
Idioms:
an arm and a leg Slang
An excessively high price: a cruise that cost an arm and a leg.
arm in arm
With arms linked together: They walked across the beach arm in arm.
at arm's length
At such a distance that physical or social contact is discouraged: kept the newcomer at arm's length at first.
with open arms
With great cordiality and hospitality.

[Middle English, from Old English earm; see ar- in Indo-European roots.]

armed (ärmd) adj.

arm 2

 (ärm)
n.
1. A weapon, especially a firearm: troops bearing arms; ICBMs, bombs, and other nuclear arms.
2. A branch of a military force: infantry, armor, and other combat arms.
3. arms
a. Warfare: a call to arms against the invaders.
b. Military service: several million volunteers under arms; the profession of arms.
4. arms
a. Heraldry Bearings.
b. Insignia, as of a state, an official, a family, or an organization.
v. armed, arm·ing, arms
v.intr.
1. To supply or equip oneself with weaponry.
2. To prepare oneself for warfare or conflict.
v.tr.
1. To equip with weapons: armed themselves with loaded pistols; arm a missile with a warhead; arm a nation for war.
2. To equip with what is needed for effective action: tax advisers who were armed with the latest forms.
3. To provide with something that strengthens or protects: a space reentry vehicle that was armed with a ceramic shield.
4. To prepare (a weapon or electronic system, such as an alarm) for use or operation, as by releasing a safety device.
Idiom:
up in arms
Extremely upset; indignant.

[From Middle English armes, weapons, from Old French, pl. of arme, weapon, from Latin arma, weapons; see ar- in Indo-European roots. Verb, Middle English armen, from Old French armer, from Latin armāre, from arma.]

armed (ärmd) adj.
arm′er n.

ARM

abbr.
adjustable-rate mortgage

armer

(ˈɑːmə)
n
a person who arms
References in classic literature ?
The Scottish Nisbet, and the same Ferne, insist that the chiefs of the Crusade must have assigned to Godfrey this extraordinary and unwonted coat-of-arms, in order to induce those who should behold them to make enquiries; and hence give them the name of arma inquirenda.
Lo anterior es la opinion de la estadunidense Susi Snyder, integrante de la Junta Directiva de la Campana Internacional para Abolir las Armas Nucleares (ICAN).
El premio le fue otorgado a la organizacion por un importante, aunque de momento simbolico, logro diplomatico: la adopcion, el pasado 7 de julio en el cuartel general de la ONU en Nueva York, del Tratado sobre la Prohibicion de las Armas Nucleares (TPAN), que las ha declarado ilegales.
Como antecedente principal del establecimiento de la zona libre de armas nucleares en la region cabe mencionar la Declaracion conjunta del 29 de abril de 1963 sobre desnuclearizacion de la America Latina, mediante la cual los presidentes de Bolivia, Brasil, Chile, Ecuador y Mexico convinieron "anunciar desde ahora que sus gobiernos estan dispuestos a firmar un acuerdo multilateral latinoamericano, por el cual los paises se comprometerian a no fabricar, recibir, almacenar ni ensayar armas nucleares o artefactos de lanzamiento nuclear".
En los ultimos dias he recibido llamadas telefonicas de personas molestas por mi posicion en contra de la portacion de armas en negocios o automoviles.
Este trabajo busca describir el proceso mediante el cual las armas pequenas ingresaron en la agenda internacional y descubrir el papel que jugaron los paises pequenos.
En el texto, exasperantemente vago y de torpe puntuacion y uso de mayusculas, se lee: "Una Milicia bien regulada, siendo necesaria para la seguridad de un Estado libre, el derecho del pueblo a poseer y portar Armas, no sera infringido.
O presidente Barack Obama--cuja administracao se iniciou em 2009--deu destaque, em seu discurso em Praga em abril daquele mesmo ano, a sua estrategia para o avanco na direcao de um mundo livre de armas nucleares.
Between 2005 and 2009, de Armas and his co-conspirators mislead investors in a lending facility called Ocala Funding, concealing there were inadequate assets backing it.
Palabras clave: armas, interiores domesticos, siglo XVIII, cultura material.
La primera de ellas fue el acta de 1968 que prohibe las transferencias de armas entre distintos estados de la nacion, excepto entre distribuidores autorizados.
Antes de que los karamajong tuvieran tantas armas no habia problemas entre nosotros" senala Jale.