Definition

Arming

Arming— as applied to explosives, weapons, and ammunition, the changing from a safe condition to a state of readiness for initiation.

Webster Dictionary Meaning

1. Arming
- The act of furnishing with, or taking, arms.
- A piece of tallow placed in a cavity at the lower end of a sounding lead, to bring up the sand, shells, etc., of the sea bottom.
- Red dress cloths formerly hung fore and aft outside of a ship's upper works on holidays.
2. Arming
- of Arm
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