Ammunition vs Munitions - What's the difference?

ammunition | munitions |


As nouns the difference between ammunition and munitions

is that ammunition is (senseid)articles used in charging firearms and ordnance of all kinds; as powder, balls, shot, shells, percussion caps, rockets, etc while munitions is .

ammunition

English

Noun

  • (senseid)Articles used in charging firearms and ordnance of all kinds; as powder, balls, shot, shells, percussion caps, rockets, etc.
  • (obsolete) Military stores, or provisions of all kinds for attack or defense.
  • ammunition''' bread; '''ammunition shoes
  • Any stock of missiles or supplies for a conflict, literal or figurative.
  • Her bad behaviour is giving him ammunition''' for a divorce / '''ammunition for the next electoral debate.

    Synonyms

    * (articles used in charging firearms) ammo

    munitions

    English

    Noun

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