See also arrows; missiles; war.
the science of ballistics combined with or from the special viewpoint of aerodynamics, particularly with regard to rockets, guided missiles, etc. —aeroballistic
the science of the manufacture and use of large guns.
the guns themselves. —artillerist, artilleryman
a form of divination involving examination of a shield.
an extreme interest in bullets.
engines or machines collectively, especially engines of war. See also skill and craft
the science of the design and manufacture of heavy artillery.
the skill or practice of using heavy artillery.
the science of the design, construction, and launching of guided missiles.
guided missiles collectively.
the art or skill of using muskets.
the art or practice of shooting with a rifle, especially at targets as a match of skill.
the design and manufacture of weapons.
weapons collectively, especially a nation’s storehouse of armaments.