munition

[myoo-nish-uhn]
noun
1.
Usually, munitions. materials used in war, especially weapons and ammunition.
2.
material or equipment for carrying on any undertaking.
verb (used with object)
3.
to provide with munitions.

Origin:
1525–35; < Latin mūnītiōn- (stem of mūnītiō) a fortifying, equivalent to mūnīt(us) fortified (see munite) + -iōn- -ion

unmunitioned, adjective
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munition (mjuːˈnɪʃən)
 
vb
(tr) to supply with munitions
 
[C16: via French from Latin mūnītiō fortification, from mūnīre to fortify. See ammunition]
 
mu'nitioner
 
n

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munition
mid-15c., from M.Fr. municion "fortification," from L. munitionem (nom. munitio) "a defending, fortification," from munire "to fortify," from moenia "defensive walls," related to murus "wall." By 1530s the sense had passed through "military stores" to become "ammunition."
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Example sentences
The shock hardened sub-munition fuzing should be capable of time delay functions or advanced post impact environmental sensing.
The sensor shall provide the capability to detect the acoustic shock wave of a supersonic unguided ballistic munition.
The concrete igloos built for munition storage are now leased to private industry for storage of many types of products.
These were originally built for munition storage and are now leased to private industry for storage of many types of products.
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