Definition of Munition. Meaning of Munition. Synonyms of Munition

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Definition of Munition

Munition
Munition Mu*ni"tion, n. [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.] 1. Fortification; stronghold. [Obs.] His place of defense shall be the munitions of rocks. --Is. xxxiii. 16. 2. Whatever materials are used in war for defense 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.

Meaning of Munition from wikipedia

- from the French la munition, for the material used for war. Ammunition and munitions are often used interchangeably, although munition now usually refers...
- A loitering munition (also known as a suicide drone or kamikaze drone) is a weapon system category in which the munition loiters around the target area...
- A cluster munition is a form of air-dropped or ground-launched explosive weapon that releases or ejects smaller submunitions. Commonly, this is a cluster...
- Munition (SADM) (also known as the XM129 and XM159 Atomic Demolition Charges and the B54 bomb) was a nuclear man-portable atomic demolition munition (ADM)...
- A precision-guided munition (PGM, smart weapon, smart munition, smart bomb) is a guided munition intended to precisely hit a specific target, to minimize...
- MAM (Mini Akıllı Mühimmat, Smart Micro Munition) is a family of GPS/INS and laser-guided smart munitions produced by Turkish defence industry manufacturer...
- The Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM) is a guidance kit that converts unguided bombs, or "dumb bombs", into all-weather precision-guided munitions. JDAM-equipped...
- fires or adjacent thermal events) and adjacent detonating munitions. A munition can have its vulnerability reduced by a number of means used on their own...
- Munition armour (also "munitions-grade armour", "munition quality armour") was m****-produced armour stockpiled in armouries to equip both foot soldiers...
- precision-guided mini-missile designed by Raytheon. It is a 40 mm guided munition that can be fired from the barrel of a Heckler & Koch M320 Grenade Launcher...