Definition of Ammunition

1. Noun. Projectiles to be fired from a gun.




2. Noun. Any nuclear or chemical or biological material that can be used as a weapon of mass destruction.
Generic synonyms: Material, Stuff

3. Noun. Information that can be used to attack or defend a claim or argument or viewpoint. "His admission provided ammunition for his critics"
Generic synonyms: Info, Information

Definition of Ammunition

1. n. Military stores, or provisions of all kinds for attack or defense.

2. v. t. To provide with ammunition.

Definition of Ammunition

1. Noun. Articles used in charging firearms and ordnance of all kinds; as powder, balls, shot, shells, percussion caps, rockets, etc. ¹

2. Noun. Any stock of missiles, literal or figurative. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ammunition

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Ammunition

1. 1. Military stores, or provisions of all kinds for attack or defense. 2. Articles used in charging firearms and ordnance of all kinds; as powder, balls, shot, shells, percussion caps, rockets, etc. 3. Any stock of missiles, literal or figurative. Ammunition bread, shoes, etc, such as are contracted for by government, and supplied to the soldiers. Origin: F. Amunition, for munition, prob. Caused by taking la munition as l'amunition. See Munition. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ammunition

ammoniumyls
ammoniuria
ammono
ammonoid
ammonoids
ammonolysis
ammonotelia
ammonotelic
ammonotelism
ammons
ammonylyses
ammos
ammotherapy
ammoxidation
ammoxidations
ammunition (current term)
ammunition chest
ammunitions
amn't
amnaesia
amnemonic agraphia
amnesia
amnesiac
amnesiacs
amnesias
amnesic
amnesic aphasia
amnesics
amnesiƦ
amnestic

Literary usage of Ammunition

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"ammunition in the artillery combat trains is carried in caissons. Battalion commanders are charged with keeping their ammunition wagons properly filled and ..."

2. Proceedings of the United States Naval Institute by United States Naval Institute (1903)
"THE STOWAGE OF THE LARGER CALIBRES OF FIXED ammunition. By MIDSHIPMAN ALFRED G. HOWE, USN This article is not in any way intended as a suggestion of a new ..."

3. The American Colonies in the Seventeenth Century by Herbert Levi Osgood (1904)
"The possession of arms also implied the possession of ammunition, ... In Massachusetts the arms and ammunition which had been purchased by the company in ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"In order to supply the ammunition sufficiently rapidly for the efficient service ... ammunition Hoist. the cartridge store and shell store to the gun floor, ..."

5. Institutional History of Virginia in the Seventeenth Century: An Inquiry by Philip Alexander Bruce (1910)
"This ammunition was ... it was stated that each county receiving its pro rata share of this ammunition was, through its justices, to return the amount in ..."

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