Definition of Munition

1. Noun. Weapons considered collectively.




2. Verb. Supply with weapons.
Generic synonyms: Arm

3. Noun. Military supplies.
Exact synonyms: Ordnance, Ordnance Store
Generic synonyms: Armament

4. Noun. Defensive structure consisting of walls or mounds built around a stronghold to strengthen it.

Definition of Munition

1. n. Fortification; stronghold.

Definition of Munition

1. Noun. (context: usually plural) Armament, weaponry. ¹

2. Noun. (context: military NATO) bombs, rockets, missiles ¹

3. Noun. (rare) (obsolete) a tower or fortification ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Munition

1. to furnish with war materiel [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Munition

1. 1. Fortification; stronghold. "His place of defense shall be the munitions of rocks." (Is. Xxxiii. 16) 2. Whatever materials are used in war for drfense or for annoying an enemy; ammunition; also, stores and provisions; military stores of all kinds. "The bodies of men, munition, and money, may justly be called the sinews of war." (Sir W. Raleigh) Origin: F, munition of war, L. Munitio a fortifying, fortification, fr. Munire to fortify, defend with a wall; cf. Moenia walls, murus (for moirus) a wall, and Skr. Mi to fix, make firm. Cf. Ammunition. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Munition

munificences
munificent
munificently
munified
munifies
munify
munifying
muniment
muniments
munirite
munis
munite
munited
munites
muniting
munition (current term)
munitioned
munitioning
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munitions industry
munity
munj
munja
munjeet
munjeets
munjistin
munnion
munnions
muns
munshi

Literary usage of Munition

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1. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1917)
"Forum 57:279-87 Mr '17 What our munition plants can do. L. Roper. ... Contemp 111:164-71 F '17 How shall we train workers for munition factories? ..."

2. Leading Opinions Both for and Against National Defense: A Symposium of by Hudson Maxim (1916)
"It is a fact which the pacifists charge and munition makers admit, that war is far more favorable to the making of profits by munition makers than is peace. ..."

3. Why War by Frederic Clemson Howe (1916)
"As a matter of fact, the munition makers form one of the most powerful ... Prior to the war the munition interests in the United States included the ..."

4. The Literary Digest History of the World War: Compiled from Original and (1919)
"But Germany saw that if our munition industries and the facilities for convoying them to Europe were to cease, the stoppage would have to be effected, ..."

5. The New York Times Current History (1915)
"American munition Supplies The Alleged German Plot to Buy Control of Their Sources The following dispatch from Washington, dated June 8, 1915, ..."

6. Women of the War by Barbara McLaren (1918)
"XII LADY MARY HAMILTON, MISS STELLA DRUMMOND, AND THE SKILLED WOMEN munition WORKERS IT is admitted on all sides that the output of munitions achieved by ..."

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