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Pronunciation:  `amyu'nishun

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  projectiles to be fired from a gun

AMMUNITION is a 10 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: ammo
 See Also: arms, canister, canister shot, cartridge, case shot, implements of war, munition, one shot, powder and shot, round, shell, tracer, tracer bullet, unit of ammunition, weaponry, weapons system



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Am`mu*ni"tion\, n. [F. amunition, for munition,
    prob. caused by taking la munition as l'amunition. See
    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.]
  2. \Am`mu*ni"tion\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ammunitioned};
    p pr. & vb. n. {Ammunitioning}.]
    To provide with ammunition.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming of ammunition shows your determination to use all means in your power to get to what you want. It might indicate the use of influence, power, or strength.