ammunition

Part of speech: noun

Powder, shot, etc., for firearms; resources for conflict.

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Usage examples "ammunition":

  1. I was very gratified to think afterwards that no blood had been shed, and that we had got rid of our enemies with only the loss of a little ammunition. - "Australia Twice Traversed, The Romance of Exploration Australia Twice Traversed. The Romance Of Exploration, Being A Narrative Compiled From The Journals Of Five Exploring Expeditions Into And Through Central South Australia, And Western Australia, From 1", Ernest Giles.
  2. I'm going to keep him in the ammunition room until after the test, too. - "Tom Swift and his Giant Cannon or, The Longest Shots on Record", Victor Appleton.
  3. Thousands of prisoners were taken, with large numbers of heavy guns and great stores of ammunition, besides thousands of machine guns, many of which were turned against the enemy. - "America's War for Humanity", Thomas Herbert Russell.