munitions vs ammunition

munitions ammunition

Definitions

  • 1) Plural form of munition.

Definitions

  • 1) Articles used in charging firearms and ordnance of all kinds; as powder, balls, shot, shells, percussion caps, rockets, etc.
  • 2) Any stock of missiles, literal or figurative.
  • 3) A means of attacking or defending an argument, thesis, or point of view.
  • 4) Objects used as missiles in offense or defense.
  • 5) Projectiles, such as bullets and shot, together with their fuses and primers, that can be fired from guns or otherwise propelled.
  • 6) Nuclear, biological, chemical, or explosive materials, such as rockets or grenades, that are used as weapons.
  • 7) obsolete Military stores, or provisions of all kinds for attack or defense.
  • 8) [Eng.] such as are contracted for by government, and supplied to the soldiers.
  • 9) any nuclear or chemical or biological material that can be used as a weapon of mass destruction
  • 10) information that can be used to attack or defend a claim or argument or viewpoint
  • 11) projectiles to be fired from a gun
  • 12) Military stores or provisions for attack or defense; in modern usage, only the materials which are used in the discharge of firearms and ordnance of all kinds, as powder, balls, bombs, various kinds of shot, etc.
  • 13) To supply with ammunition.
  • 14) To provide with ammunition.

Examples

  • 1) Now he's turned munitions dealer, that's too much for the government.
  • 2) Even his daughter had gone off, to work in a munitions factory.
  • 3) Many of them," Pool continued with careful emphasis, "are making munitions.
  • 4) Indeed, she says, the fact that they were accompanied by arms and munitions is what caused the Nigerians to ban the aid missions.
  • 5) In “Predator,” Schwarzenegger demonstrated (admirably) that he was not only a leader of men, but also quite adept at making munitions from the bosom of nature.
  • 6) I remember the day a couple Airmen decided to take one of the all terrain munitions cranes across an ATV/snow mobile trail and buried it to the frame plus!
  • 7) If all mustard and sarin munitions are illegal the world around, then the US is in direct violation of international law.
  • 8) But women on the home front didn't only work on assembly lines in munitions plants.

Examples

  • 1) And by then, you know, our people were getting low in ammunition.
  • 2) He barks in his dreams Wesley had selected his ammunition masterfully.
  • 3) Giannoulis will recover and then the ammunition is already spent.
  • 4) Nobody can sell any ammunition after June 30, 2009 unless the ammunition is coded.
  • 5) Seems like magazines like Field and Stream could have an article explaining that rumors ammunition is going to be all snatched up by the Feds is just stupid urban legend.
  • 6) A scoped in-line that differs from a Ruger No. 1 single shot rifle only in which end of the barrel the assembled ammunition is loaded is certainly not primitive and is a muzzleloader in name only.
  • 7) Non-toxic ammunition is so good now that we have loads that can kill birds farther away than most of us can hit them.
  • 8) A variety of ammunition is available to suit just about every survival need, to include 180 grain hard cast bullets.
  • 9) ‘Large quantities of ammunition and supplies had been stockpiled there.’
  • 10) ‘He is suspected of being a hired hitman able to supply guns and ammunition to contacts in the criminal underworld.’
  • 11) ‘By the winter artillery ammunition had been rationed to one or two shells per gun per day.’
  • 12) ‘The hospital official said the shell was ammunition for either a rocket or mortar.’
  • 13) ‘The weapon used was a pump action shot gun and a large quantity of ammunition was later found around the house and in the outbuildings.’
  • 14) ‘Three men were being questioned by detectives today after a gun and ammunition were found dumped in bushes.’
  • 15) ‘If you take over a gun shop, then the shop will supply you with ammunition.’
  • 16) ‘Clean out the local gun shop's supply of ammunition and make a last stand, of course!’
  • 17) ‘Local hardware stores were broken into to supply arms and ammunition.’
  • 18) ‘His leather-bound, regimental guns were the first to fire fixed ammunition with wooden cases.’
  • 19) ‘Both gunner and commander are able to fire the gun and select the type of ammunition to be fired.’
  • 20) ‘Low on ammunition, he marked a sixth bunker with smoke for Cobra gun ships to attack.’
  • 21) ‘Not only has he wasted ammunition, but he's probably given you a good idea of where he is.’
  • 22) ‘The way ammunition is made today is very much as it was done a hundred or more years ago.’
  • 23) ‘They are made of high buoyancy foam and will float with guns and ammunition inside.’
  • 24) ‘She took a few of the napkins and discreetly pushed the gun and ammunition into her lap.’
  • 25) ‘In one media report, a ramp worker was even caught with a duffel bag of ammunition and a gun at work.’
  • 26) ‘Guns, grenades, knives and several rounds of ammunition were also found in the house.’
  • 27) ‘The maximum penalty for illegally possessing a gun or ammunition is up to ten years in prison or a fine, or both.’
  • 28) ‘The operation was carried out after the theft of two guns and live ammunition during a burglary.’
  • 29) ‘His 19 years in the Senate have provided plenty of ammunition for critics to portray him as inconsistent.’
  • 30) ‘But it provides more ammunition to those opposed to American corporate globalisation.’
  • 31) ‘First, never ask what they would like to wear - it'll only provide them with ammunition.’
  • 32) ‘Instead of silencing his critics, it's more likely to provide them with further ammunition.’
  • 33) ‘It would provide ammunition to those who want to dismiss or minimize genuine antisemitic acts.’
  • 34) ‘His only consolation is that each setback provides ammunition for his songwriting.’
  • 35) ‘It has also provided ammunition for those who believe that simplicity equates with truth.’
  • 36) ‘Concern about injuries has provided further ammunition for those who want cheering recognised as a sport.’
  • 37) ‘It provides welcome ammunition to acquire more shares when prices look attractive.’
  • 38) ‘During the detente era, the Soviets were careful not to give the West too much propaganda ammunition.’
  • 39) ‘She said her group has found a lot more support and may have more ammunition with which to fight.’
  • 40) ‘Yet the squad still retains some of the frailties which provided the ammunition for the critics.’
  • 41) ‘In fact, it most likely gives them more ammunition to strengthen their case.’
  • 42) ‘He likes two tackling midfielders in the centre with a couple of runners out wide providing ammunition for the forwards.’
  • 43) ‘It also provided enormous ammunition for those who were suspicious of her overall motives and plans.’
  • 44) ‘Perhaps they are really ready to go for it: on this evidence, they have the ammunition.’
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