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Definitions of ammunition

  1. projectiles to be fired from a gun Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. information that can be used to attack or defend a claim or argument or viewpoint; "his admission provided ammunition for his critics" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  3. any nuclear or chemical or biological material that can be used as a weapon of mass destruction Wordnet Dictionary DB
  4. Military stores, or provisions of all kinds for attack or defense. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Articles used in charging firearms and ordnance of all kinds; as powder, balls, shot, shells, percussion caps, rockets, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Any stock of missiles, literal or figurative. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. To provide with ammunition. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. Military stores. esp. Powder, balls, etc. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  11. Powder, shot, etc., for firearms; resources for conflict. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  12. 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.
  13. Military stores-as powder, ball, shells, &c. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  14. am-m[=u]n-ish'un, n. anything used for munition or defence: military stores, formerly of all kinds (as still in the word used adjectively, as in ammunition wagon, &c.), now esp. powder, balls, bombs, &c.--v.t. to supply with ammunition. [O. Fr. amunition. See MUNITION.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  15. Military stores (formerly of all kinds, now of powder, shot, shell, &c.); a.-boots, -bread, -hat (supplied to soldiers). [French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  16. n. [Latin] Military stores or provisions; the articles which are used in charging firearms and ordnance of all kinds. Cabinet Dictionary
  17. Military stores. Complete Dictionary
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