munitions

I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. pl. See arms.
II
(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. materiel, weapons, war material, preparations for defense, offensive material, equipment, military provisions, military stores, arms, armament, orDNAnce; see also ammunition , shell 2 , weapon 2 .
Common types of munitions include: artillery, cannon, rocket, explosive, automatic rifle, machine gun, antiaircraft gun, rifle, cartridge, shell, bayonet, hand grenade, mortar, grenade launcher, bomb, guided missile, ballistic missile, aerial bomb, depth charge, torpedo, mine, flame thrower, nuclear warhead, biological weapons, chemical weapons.
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
ammunition, weapons, bombs, ordnance, arsenal.

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