guns and howitzers of large caliber.
guns and howitzers of 155-mm caliber and larger.
Compare (def 2), .
The most impressive and persuasive arguments, evidence, persons, etc, available: The Republicans are rolling out their heaviest artillery for this debate/ Against these big critics’ big guns I offered the author some shelter (first form 1809+)
[hev-ee-beer-did] /ˈhɛv iˈbɪər dɪd/ adjective 1. having a thick or dark beard.
noun 1. a large plane capable of carrying heavy bomb loads for long distances, especially at high altitudes.
- Heavy breather
noun 1. a person who breathes stertorously or with difficulty 2. an anonymous telephone caller who imitates such sounds, as being suggestive of sexual excitement noun phrase bodice-ripper (1970s+)
- Heavy breathing
noun phrase Passionate lovemaking (1970s+) noun phrase Pompous opinionating; punditry: Give us the tabloids, and even transcripts in the serious newspapers, but spare us the prime-time writhing and op-ed heavy breathing (1990s+) Related Terms hard breathing