noun, (used with a plural verb)
either of two preliminary five-year agreements between the U.S. and the Soviet Union for the control of certain nuclear weapons, the first concluded in 1972 (SALT I) and the second drafted in 1979 (SALT II) but not ratified.
Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT)
Negotia- tions started in Helsinki, Finland, in 1969 between the United States and the Soviet Union to limit the countries’ stock of nuclear weapons. The treaties resulting from these negotiations are called SALT I and SALT II. These treaties have led to START (Strategic Arms Reduction Talks). START I (a 1991 agreement between the United States and the Soviet Union) and START II (a 1993 agreement between the United States and Russia) placed specific caps on each side’s stock of nuclear weapons.
noun 1. Star Wars. noun 1. a U.S. weapons research program begun in 1984 to explore technologies, including ground- and space-based lasers, for destroying attacking missiles and warheads. noun (functioning as sing) 1. Formal name Strategic Defense Initiative. (in the US) a proposed system of artificial satellites armed with lasers to destroy enemy missiles in […]
- Strategic partnership
noun a type of contractual alliance between two commercial enterprises that is not a formal legal partnership Examples A strategic partnership often puts together public and private entities for commercial purposes.
noun, (used with a singular verb) 1. strategy (def 1). noun 1. (functioning as sing) strategy, esp in a military sense
noun, plural strategies. 1. Also, strategics. the science or art of combining and employing the means of war in planning and directing large military movements and operations. 2. the use or an instance of using this science or art. 3. skillful use of a stratagem: The salesperson’s strategy was to seem always to agree with […]