HyperDic: munition

English > 4 senses of the word munition:
NOUNartifactmunition, weaponry, arms, implements of war, weapons systemweapons considered collectively
artifactmunition, ordnance, ordnance storemilitary supplies
artifactmunition, fortificationdefensive structure consisting of walls or mounds built around a stronghold to strengthen it
VERBpossessionmunitionsupply with weapons
munition > pronunciation
Soundsmyuwnih'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > munition: 4 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaningweapons considered collectively.
Synonymsweaponry, arms, implements of war, weapons system
Partsweapon, arm, weapon systemAny instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting
Narrowerammunition, ammoProjectiles to be fired from a gun
armamentweaponry used by military or naval force
bombAn explosive device fused to explode under specific conditions
defense system, defence systemThe weaponry available for the defense of a region
gunneryguns / guns collectively
hardwaremajor items of military weaponry (as tanks or missile)
naval weaponryweaponry for warships
Broaderinstrumentality, instrumentationAn artifact (or system of artifacts) that is instrumental in accomplishing some end
Spanisharmamento, armas
Catalanarmament, arma
Verbsmunitionsupply with weapons
English > munition: 4 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaningmilitary supplies.
Synonymsordnance, ordnance store
Broaderarmamentweaponry used by military or naval force
Spanishmuniciones, munición, pertrechos
Catalanmunició, municions, pertrets
English > munition: 4 senses > noun 3, artifact
Meaningdefensive structure consisting of walls or mounds built around a stronghold to strengthen it.
Synonymfortification
InstancesMaginot LineA fortification built before World War II to protect France's eastern border
Siegfried lineGerman fortifications facing the Maginot Line
Partsrampart, bulwark, wallAn embankment built around a space for defensive purposes
Narrowerbastionprojecting part of a rampart or other fortification
bunker, dugoutA fortification of earth
castleA large building formerly occupied by a ruler and fortified against attack
defiladeThe arrangement of defensive fortifications to protect against enemy / enemy fire
entrenchment, intrenchmentAn entrenched fortification
escarpment, escarp, scarp, protective embankmentA steep artificial slope in front of a fortification
fieldworkA temporary fortification built by troops in the field / field
lunettetemporary fortification like a detached bastion
palisadefortification consisting of a strong fence made of stakes driven into the ground
parapet, breastworkfortification consisting of a low wall
redoubt(military) a temporary or supplementary fortification
stockadefortification consisting of a fence made of a line of stout posts set firmly for defense
Broaderdefensive structure, defense, defenceA structure used to defend against attack
Spanishfortificación
Catalanfortificació
English > munition: 4 senses > verb 1, possession
MeaningSupply with weapons.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
BroaderarmSupply with arms
Nounsmunitionweapons considered collectively

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