Associations to the word «Ammunition»


AMMUNITION, noun. ​Articles used in charging firearms and ordnance of all kinds; as powder, balls, shot, shells, percussion caps, rockets, etc.
AMMUNITION, noun. (obsolete) Military stores, or provisions of all kinds for attack or defense.
AMMUNITION, noun. Any stock of missiles or supplies for a conflict, literal or figurative.

Dictionary definition

AMMUNITION, noun. Projectiles to be fired from a gun.
AMMUNITION, noun. Any nuclear or chemical or biological material that can be used as a weapon of mass destruction.
AMMUNITION, noun. Information that can be used to attack or defend a claim or argument or viewpoint; "his admission provided ammunition for his critics".

Wise words

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