Definition of ordnance
- bombers dropped heavy concentrations of ordnance on every targeted airfield
- —Ron Dick
The company was outfitted with 50-millimeter ordnance.
the army is waiting for the heavy ordnance to be brought in
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: military supplies including weapons, ammunition, armor, vehicles, etc.
: large, heavy guns on wheels
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subject to rapid or unexpected change
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