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General words for weapons and ammunition

ammo

noun

ammunition

ammunition

noun

bullets, bombs etc that can be fired from a weapon

armaments

noun

weapons and military equipment used by an army, navy, air force etc

armed

adjective

involving the use of weapons

armory

the American spelling of armoury

armoury

noun

the amount or types of weapons that a country has

arms

noun

weapons, for example guns or bombs

arsenal

noun

a large collection of weapons and military equipment

artillery

noun

large powerful guns that are used by an army and are moved on wheels or fixed in one place

assault

noun

used in a military attack

battery

noun

several large guns or other weapons, used together

capability

noun

the number of weapons, soldiers etc that a country has for fighting a war

defence

noun

the system of weapons, equipment, and people that is used to protect a country

defence

noun

the particular structures, weapons, and people that are used for protecting a place

deterrent

noun

a weapon whose purpose is to make other countries afraid to attack the country that owns it

explosive

noun

a substance or an object that can cause an explosion

firepower

noun

the weapons available to use against an enemy

instrument

noun

an object that is used as a weapon

materiel

noun

the supplies of weapons and equipment used by an army

missile

noun

an object that is thrown or fired at someone or something

munitions

noun

military weapons and equipment such as guns, bullets, and bombs

ordnance

noun

military supplies, especially weapons, missiles, and bombs

ordnance

noun

large guns fixed to wheels

projectile

noun

an object that is shot or thrown as a weapon

weapon

noun

an object that can be used to hurt people or damage property, for example a gun, knife, or bomb

weaponry

noun

weapons in general, or all the weapons that a country or army has

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