What is a melee weapon

Melee weapon (German)

Part of speech: noun, (Female)

Close | fight | weapon | fe, Plural: Close | combat | weapons
Pronunciation / Stress:
IPA: [ˈnaːkampfˌvafə]
Word meaning / definition:
1) Weapon that is suitable / intended for combat operations over short / very short distances
Origin of the term:
Determinative compound, consisting of the nounsClose combat and weapon
Opposite words:
1) Ranged weapon, ranged weapon, ranged weapon
General terms:
1) weapon
Subordinate terms:
1) cutting weapon, thrusting weapon, thrusting weapon
Application examples:
1) "In hand-to-hand combat in confusing terrain, many blacks used their traditional (and perfectly legal) Melee weapon, the coupe-coupe. "
1) „Melee weapons are generally very specialized devices that are designed for combat as their primary function and require special combat training [...] "
1) “Attack weapons include rope and sling weapons, which consisted of organic material and are an intermediate form between long-range and Melee weapons form."
Nominative: singular Melee weapon; Plural Melee weapons
Genitive: singular Melee weapon; Plural Melee weapons
Dative: singular Melee weapon; Plural Melee weapons
Accusative: singular Melee weapon; Plural Melee weapons

Practical example sentences

Automatically selected examples in German:

As early as December 2018, the developers wanted the sword 'Infinity Blade' as a Melee weapon Bring it into the shooter, but the players thought it was too powerful and removed it.
netzwelt.de, January 16, 2019

100 GamerScore points Equipped I have a firearm, one Melee weapon and equipped with a backpack. Field cook I roasted a steak on a stick.
Wooco, April 01, 2019

If you manage a mission on 'Extreme', you get the sleek one Melee weapon 'Wakizashi'. If you pass all levels, you get a special sniper rifle.
4Players, July 03, 2019

Legendary wood from the raid Disappointment about the loot: The rolling pin is called "Bloodied Rolling Pin", in German about "bloody rolling pin" and is a legendary one Melee weapon for level 50.
Mein-MMO.de, November 26, 2018

The fans can also get a new tactical outfit as well as accessories for personalization, new characters in blackout and an extra nicely packaged one Melee weapon secure - just in time for the holidays.
PS4Info, December 10, 2018

We explain to you in our guide where you can find the stone hatchet in "Red Dead Redemption 2". For this you have to Melee weapon however, unlock it first in "GTA Online".
PlayNation.de, December 30, 2019

So we can do wallruns and opponents in one jump with one Melee weapon transport to the afterlife. Of course, different ranged weapons should not be missing.
Shooter scene, May 12, 2020

Whether as Melee weapon or throwing variant, knives take down opponents reliably with one hit and throwing knives can develop a fateful life of their own.
Mein-MMO.de, January 01, 2020

Sam Fisher uses the unique SC3000K as a weapon and the Melee weapon 'Karambit'. In addition, the 'Chalet' map has been revised. Above all, the first and second floors were adapted.
4Players, August 17, 2020

Sam Fisher appears with his unique weapon, the SC3000K and the Melee weapon, the karambit.
PS4Info, August 16, 2020

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Entries from our dictionary containing "melee weapon":

Cutlass:… [ˈƐntɐˌmɛsɐ] Meaning of the word / definition: 1) long knife with wide blade; preferred melee weapon at sea in the 16th to 19th centuries Synonyms: 1) ...

Throwing weapon: ... Determinative compound from the nouns throw and weapon Opposite words: 1) Melee weapon (cutting weapon, percussion weapon, stabbing weapon, thrust weapon) General terms: 1) ...

Bombardier beetle: ... and the noun beetle General terms: 1) Ground beetle Application examples: 1) "Nature has the bombardier beetle with a hellish melee weapon ...

Melee weapons:… IPA: [ˈnaːkampfˌvafn̩] Grammatical features: nominative plural of the noun melee weapon genitive plural of the noun melee weapon dative plural of the noun…

Ranged weapon: Ranged weapon, long-range weapon Opposite words: 1) Melee weapon General terms: 1) Weapon Examples of use: 1) Both the medieval longbow and the modern sniper rifle are long-range weapons

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