1. Military stores, or provisions of all kinds for attack or defense. [Obs.]
2. Articles used in charging firearms and ordnance of all kinds; as powder, balls, shot, shells, percussion caps, rockets, etc.
3. Any stock of missiles, literal or figurative.
Ammunition bread, shoes, etc., such as are contracted for by government, and supplied to the soldiers. [Eng.]
Am·mu·ni·tion v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ammunitioned p. pr. & vb. n. Ammunitioning.] To provide with ammunition.
n 1: projectiles to be fired from a gun [syn: ammo]
2: any nuclear or chemical or biological material that can be
used as a weapon of mass destruction
3: information that can be used to attack or defend a claim or
argument or viewpoint; "his admission provided ammunition
for his critics"