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Definition of Munitions

Babylon English

war supplies, weapons, ammunition
combat supplies, ammunition, weapon stores
provide ammunition, provide battle supplies
Munitions Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
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munitions
n : military supplies [syn: ordnance, ordnance stores]



WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. military supplies
(synonym) ordnance, ordnance stores
(hypernym) armament

Noun
1. weapons considered collectively
(synonym) weaponry, arms, implements of war, weapons system
(hypernym) instrumentality, instrumentation
(hyponym) ammunition, ammo
(part-meronym) weapon, arm, weapon system
2. defensive structure consisting of walls or mounds built around a stronghold to strengthen it
(synonym) fortification
(hypernym) defensive structure, defense, defence
(hyponym) bastion
(part-meronym) rampart, bulwark, wall

Verb
1. supply with weapons
(hypernym) arm
(derivation) weaponry, arms, implements of war, weapons system
Munitions Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
Ammunition (colloquially shortened to ammo) is gunpowder and artillery, or broadly anything that can be used in combat including bombs, missiles, warheads, landmines, naval mines, and anti-personnel mines. The word comes from the French la munition which is all material used for war. The collective term for all types of ammunition is munitions.

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