the competition between nations to develop weapons of warfare. it is now being taken once again into outer space; some countries ,do not recognize the idea of mutually assured destruction
america and china are engaged in an arms race
by eric October 22, 2003
The race between 2 or more people to see who can come up with a joke after a tragic event.
"Oh look, a plane crash. The arms race is on!"
by Rhys_boy84 September 04, 2006

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