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English noun: ammunition

1. ammunition (artifact) projectiles to be fired from a gun


Broader (hypernym)arms, implements of war, munition, weaponry, weapons system

Narrower (hyponym)belt, belt ammunition, belted ammunition, canister, canister shot, cartridge, case shot, one shot, powder and shot, round, shell, tracer, tracer bullet, unit of ammunition

2. ammunition (substance) any nuclear or chemical or biological material that can be used as a weapon of mass destruction

Broader (hypernym)material, stuff

3. ammunition (communication) information that can be used to attack or defend a claim or argument or viewpoint

SamplesHis admission provided ammunition for his critics.

Broader (hypernym)info, information

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