Definitions of ammunition

  1. To provide with ammunition. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. any nuclear or chemical or biological material that can be used as a weapon of mass destruction Wordnet Dictionary DB
  3. Military stores, or provisions of all kinds for attack or defense. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Articles used in charging firearms and ordnance of all kinds; as powder, balls, shot, shells, percussion caps, rockets, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Any stock of missiles, literal or figurative. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. The material used in the discharge of cannon, firearms, etc., such as powder, balls, shells, bombs, etc. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. Anything used for munition or defence: military stores, esp. powder, balls, bombs, etc. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. Military stores. esp. Powder, balls, etc. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  9. Military stores in general, the powder, ball, shell, shot, &c., discharged from firearms and ordnance of all kinds. Ammunition-bread, clothing, &c., such as have been made according to contract for the use of soldiers. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  10. Military stores-as powder, ball, shells, &c. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for ammunition

  1. Pelle soon perceived that his whole store of ammunition was crumbling between his hands, and any respect he had won at home, on the farm or in the village, by his courage and good nature, went for nothing here. – Pelle the Conqueror, Vol. 2 by Martin Anderson Nexo
  2. To show that I trust you, I have brought you some pistols and ammunition and a bundle of swords done up in this sail. – Old Jack by W.H.G. Kingston