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01. The research [arm] of the Cancer Society has made many important discoveries in the past few decades.
02. I broke one of the [arms] of my glasses when I was playing basketball.
03. She set her tea on the [arm] of her chair.
04. Many Americans believe they have to [arm] themselves to protect against violent criminals in their communities.
05. The American government under Ronald Reagan was accused of trading [arms] for hostages in Iran.
06. She went to the meeting [armed] with all the information she needed.
07. There is a Ugandan proverb which states that caution is not cowardice, for even the ants march [armed].
08. The terrorists who hijacked American airliners and crashed them into the World Trade Center were [armed] only with small knives.
09. Police are warning people to be on the lookout for an escaped prisoner who is said to be [armed] and dangerous.
10. The bank was robbed this afternoon by a man [armed] with a large knife.
11. France is a major supplier of [arms] to the military world.
12. In 1968, an American bomber airplane carrying [unarmed] hydrogen bombs crashed near Greenland.
13. Plato once said that we are twice [armed] if we fight with faith.
14. Marie Anne Du Deffand once suggested that women are never stronger than when they [arm] themselves with their weaknesses.
15. Canadian scientists developed a mechanical [arm] for use on the American space shuttles.
16. In 1930, Britain, the U.S., Japan, France, and Italy all signed a naval [disarmament] treaty.
17. The police were able to [disarm] the bank robber without anyone being hurt.
18. There are as many as 300,000 child soldiers who are presently fighting in at least two dozen [armed] conflicts around the world.

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  • arm — ärm …   Kölsch Dialekt Lexikon

  • Arm — Arm, n. [AS. arm, earm; akin to OHG. aram, G., D., Dan., & Sw. arm, Icel. armr, Goth. arms, L. armus arm, shoulder, and prob. to Gr. ? joining, joint, shoulder, fr. the root ? to join, to fit together; cf. Slav. rame. ?. See {Art}, {Article}.] 1 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Arm — Arm, ärmer, ärmste, adj. et adv. welches überhaupt den Zustand der Beraubung einer Sache ausdruckt, und zwar, 1. In eigentlicher Bedeutung, des zeitlichen Vermögens beraubt. Ein armer Mensch, ein armer Mann, eine arme Frau. Arm seyn. Arm werden.… …   Grammatisch-kritisches Wörterbuch der Hochdeutschen Mundart

  • ARM — steht für: Arm, eine der oberen Extremitäten des menschlichen Körpers Arm (Name), ein biblischer Name Arm (Stern), der Stern Eta Capricorni arm steht für: arm, Adjektiv, siehe Armut Personen mit Namen Arm sind: Mark Arm (* 1962), US… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • arm — arm1 [ärm] n. [ME < OE earm; akin to L armus, Goth arms, OHG arm: see ART1] 1. a) an upper limb of the human body b) in anatomy, the part of the upper limb between the shoulder and the elbow c) in nontechnical use, the part of the upper limb… …   English World dictionary

  • Arm — …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • arm — arm; arm·ful; arm·less; arm·let; arm·scye; dis·arm; en·arm; re·arm; un·arm; ARM; dis·arm·er; dis·arm·ing·ly; …   English syllables

  • Arm — Arm: Die gemeingerm. Körperteilbezeichnung mhd., ahd. arm, got. arms, engl. arm, schwed. arm beruht mit verwandten Wörtern in anderen idg. Sprachen auf einer Bildung zu der idg. Wurzel *ar‹ə› »fügen, zupassen«, vgl. z. B. lat. armus »Oberarm,… …   Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • Arm — Arm, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Armed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Arming}.] [OE. armen, F. armer, fr. L. armare, fr. arma, pl., arms. See {arms}.] 1. To take by the arm; to take up in one s arms. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] And make him with our pikes and partisans A …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Arm — Sm std. (8. Jh.), mhd. arm, ahd. ar(a)m, as. arm Stammwort. Aus g. * arma m. Arm , auch in gt. arms, anord. armr, ae. earm, afr. erm. Dieses aus einem indogermanischen Wort für Schultergelenk, Arm , das in zwei Ablautformen * arə mo und * ṛə mo… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • arm — Ⅰ. arm [1] ► NOUN 1) each of the two upper limbs of the human body from the shoulder to the hand. 2) a side part of a chair supporting a sitter s arm. 3) a narrow body of water or land projecting from a larger body. 4) a branch or division of an… …   English terms dictionary