Meaning of ordnance


Pronunciation: (ôrd'nuns), [key]
— n.
  1. cannon or artillery.
  2. military weapons with their equipment, ammunition, etc.
  3. the branch of an army that procures, stores, and issues, weapons, munitions, and combat vehicles and maintains arsenals for their development and testing.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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