HyperDic: ammunition

English > 3 senses of the word ammunition:
NOUNartifactammunition, ammoprojectiles to be fired from a gun
substanceammunitionany nuclear or chemical or biological material that can be used as a weapon of mass destruction
communicationammunitioninformation that can be used to attack or defend a claim or argument or viewpoint
ammunition > pronunciation
Soundsae.myahnih'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > ammunition: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningProjectiles to be fired from a gun.
Synonymammo
Narrowerbelt, belt ammunition, belted ammunitionAmmunition (usually of small caliber) loaded in flexible linked strips for use in a machine gun
cartridgeammunition consisting of a cylindrical casing containing an explosive charge and a bullet
case shot, canister, canister shotA metallic cylinder packed with shot and used as ammunition in a firearm
powder and shotammunition consisting of gunpowder and bullets for muskets
round, unit of ammunition, one shotA charge of ammunition for a single shot
shellammunition consisting of a cylindrical metal casing containing an explosive charge and a projectile
tracer, tracer bulletammunition whose flight can be observed by a trail of smoke
Broaderweaponry, arms, implements of war, weapons system, munitionweapons considered collectively
Spanishmuniciones, munición
Catalanmunició, municions
English > ammunition: 3 senses > noun 2, substance
MeaningAny nuclear or chemical or biological material that can be used as a weapon of mass destruction.
Broadermaterial, stuffThe tangible / tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object
English > ammunition: 3 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningInformation that can be used to attack or defend a claim or argument or viewpoint.
Example"his admission provided ammunition for his critics"
Broaderinformation, infoA message received and understood

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