Meaning of ammunition
Pronunciation: (am"yu-nish'un), [key]
- the material fired, scattered, dropped, or detonated from any weapon, as bombs or rockets, and esp. shot, shrapnel, bullets, or shells fired by guns.
- the means of igniting or exploding such material, as primers, fuzes, and gunpowder.
- any material, means, weapons, etc., used in any conflict: a crude ammunition of stones.
- information, advice, or supplies to help defend or attack a viewpoint, argument, or claim: Give me some ammunition for the debate.
- any military supplies.
- ammunition (Thesaurus)