Definition of small arms in English:

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  • Portable firearms, especially rifles, pistols, and light machine guns.
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    • The enemy met descending paratroopers with heavy small arms and machinegun fire.
    • One army patrol opened fire with small arms and machine guns, forcing the rebels to flee toward the second.
    • He then dashed through a hail of small arms and exploding hand grenades to abort a breach of the main gate.

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