side arms


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side arms

[′sīd ‚ärmz]
(ordnance)
Weapons that are worn at the side or in the belt when not in use; examples are the bayonet, automatic pistol, and revolver.
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Holstered side arms carried routinely by police officers are merely part of the uniform and the argument that the public is not willing to approach officers so armed simply does not stack up.
But the Ministry of Defence said: "This is absolutely not an issue of cost - not all British troops routinely carry side arms."
WORCESTER - Four Worcester State College faculty members challenging the validity of a 9-1 trustees' vote authorizing campus police officers to carry side arms have lost their bid for an injunction that would have temporarily blocked implementation of the new policy.
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The device includes a U-shape pad with a rear zone and two side arms attached to the rear zone extending away in parallel from the rear zone.
The seat back and side arms feature a patented "dial-a-height" adjustment device that adjusts up to down with the turn of a dial.
During World War I, airmen fired side arms and rifles at each other from the open cockpits of their wood and fabric biplanes.
But squaddies from 2 Para on patrol in Kabul were left with only side arms for protection because someone felt "heavy machine guns were too intimidating for peace-keeping duties".
This allows each of the three sections, side arms and base, to slide in the frame for quick and easy removal with the conveyor belt in place, reducing original installation time, as well as simplifying replacement of damaged bars.
The Super Slam 200's Teflon-coated flipper-style side arms are extremely lightweight but tough enough to use with any size or weight arrow.
The seven Serbs, who carried AK47s and side arms, had also planned to shoot the women's father who they had captured in the same house.
The side arms of one turn inward toward the deck; the other's face outward toward the garden.