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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ammunition  \Am`mu*ni"tion\,  n.  [F.  amunition,  for  munition, 
  prob.  caused  by  taking  la  munition  as  l'amunition.  See 
  {Munition}.] 
  1.  Military  stores,  or  provisions  of  all  kinds  for  attack  or 
  defense.  [Obs.] 
 
  2.  Articles  used  in  charging  firearms  and  ordnance  of  all 
  kinds;  as  powder,  balls,  shot,  shells,  percussion  caps, 
  rockets,  etc 
 
  3.  Any  stock  of  missiles,  literal  or  figurative. 
 
  {Ammunition  bread},  {shoes},  etc.,  such  as  are  contracted  for 
  by  government,  and  supplied  to  the  soldiers.  [Eng.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ammunition  \Am`mu*ni"tion\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Ammunitioned}; 
  p  pr  &  vb  n.  {Ammunitioning}.] 
  To  provide  with  ammunition. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ammunition 
  n  :  projectiles  to  be  fired  from  a  gun  [syn:  {ammo}] 




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