ammunition


ammunition
01. Our guns were useless because we didn't have any [ammunition] left.
02. All the [ammunition] for the guns and rifles was stored in a warehouse in the corner of the army camp.
03. According to the law regarding firearms, guns and [ammunition] must be stored separately.
04. The gunman arrested by police was apparently carrying enough [ammunition] to kill hundreds of people.
05. The results of the latest opinion poll have given the government new [ammunition] in their determination to increase the education budget.
06. Don't tell your ex-husband that you have a new boyfriend. That would just give him more [ammunition] to say that he shouldn't have to pay you as much for child support.
07. The bandits were carrying their rifles on their shoulders, and their [ammo] on their belts.
08. The young man who entered a local school with a rifle and two revolvers was carrying over 50 rounds of [ammunition], and said he was prepared to die in his attack.
09. Ernest Hemingway once said that the best [ammunition] against lies is the truth.
10. The soldiers had to surrender after they ran out of [ammunition] for their guns.
11. In 1804, an [ammunition] dump at the Afghan presidential palace in Kabul blew up, killing at least 60 people.
12. The downturn in the economy has provided the Opposition with lots of [ammunition] for the coming election.
13. The troops were exercising with live [ammunition] when a soldier was accidentally shot in the leg.
14. We bought lots of [ammo] for our paintball game next weekend.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • Ammunition — Am mu*ni tion, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ammunitioned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Ammunitioning}.] To provide with ammunition. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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.] [1913 Webster] 2. Articles used in charging firearms… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ammunition — (n.) 1620s, from French soldiers faulty separation of M.Fr. la munition into l ammunition; from L. munitionem (nom. munitio) a fortifying (see MUNITION (Cf. munition)), and at first meaning all military supplies in general. The mistake in the… …   Etymology dictionary

  • ammunition — [am΄yo͞o nish′ən, am΄yənish′ən] n. [Fr amunition, by faulty separation of la munition: see MUNITIONS] 1. Obs. any military supplies 2. anything hurled by a weapon or exploded as a weapon, as bullets, gunpowder, shot, shells, bombs, grenades,… …   English World dictionary

  • Ammunition — (v. lat.), so v.w. Munition …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Ammunition — Ammunition, soviel wie Munition …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Ammunition — Ammunition, was Munition, Schießbedarf …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • ammunition — I noun apparatus belli, armament, armature, arms, ballistics, cartridges, charge, defense, deterrent, explosive, firearms, gunnery, gunpowder, materials of combat, means of attack, muniment, munition, panoply, propellants, provisions, weapons II… …   Law dictionary

  • ammunition — artillery, materiel, munitions, *armament, ordnance, arms …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • ammunition — [n] projectiles for weaponry ammo*, armament, ball, bomb, buckshot, bullet, cannonball, cartridge, charge, chemical, confetti*, explosive, fuse, grenade, gunpowder, iron rations*, materiel, missile, munition, napalm, powder, rocket, round, shell …   New thesaurus

  • ammunition — ► NOUN 1) a supply or quantity of bullets and shells. 2) points used to support one s case in argument. ORIGIN from French la munition the fortification …   English terms dictionary