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weap|on|eer|ing
weap|on|eer|ing «WEHP uh NIHR ihng», noun.
the design or production of weapons: »

Contemporary weaponeering is essentially a process of miniaturization; of packing more devastation into a smaller and more portable warhead (Bulletin of Atomic Scientists).


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