Simple Definition of ammunition
: the objects (such as bullets and shells) that are shot from weapons
Full Definition of ammunition
1 a : the projectiles with their fuses, propelling charges, or primers fired from guns b : cartridges c : explosive military items (as grenades or bombs)
2 : material for use in attacking or defending a position <ammunition for the defense lawyers>
Examples of ammunition in a sentence
The troops were supplied with weapons and ammunition.
<be certain that all of your accusations are true, lest you just give them ammunition to claim that all of them are false>
Origin and Etymology of ammunition
obsolete French amunition, from Middle French, alteration of munition
First Known Use: 1607
AMMUNITION Defined for Kids
Definition of ammunition for Students
: objects fired from weapons
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