munition, ordnance, ordnance store(noun)
artillery, heavy weapon, gun, ordnance(noun)
large but transportable armament
military equipment, especially weapons and ammunition.
Origin: A reduced form of ordinance, which is attested from the late 14th century in the sense of "military equipment or provisions".
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ord′nans, n. great guns: artillery: (orig.) any arrangement, disposition, or equipment.—Ordnance survey, a preparation of maps and plans of Great Britain and Ireland, or parts thereof, undertaken by government and carried out by men selected from the Royal Engineers—so called because in earlier days the survey was carried out under the direction of the Master-general of the Ordnance. [Ordinance.]
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
Explosives, chemicals, pyrotechnics, and similar stores, e.g., bombs, guns and ammunition, flares, smoke, or napalm.
The numerical value of ordnance in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of ordnance in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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