ordinance vs ordnance : Common Errors in English

About ordinance vs ordnance

A law is an ordinance, but a gun is a piece of ordnance.

ordinance Meaning(s)

  • (n) an authoritative rule
  • (n) a statute enacted by a city government
  • (n) the act of ordaining; the act of conferring (or receiving) holy orders

ordnance Meaning(s)

  • (n) military supplies
  • (n) large but transportable armament

ordinance in News

  1. Anti-saggy-pants ordinance passed in Wildwood

    WILDWOOD - An ordinance approved Wednesday by local officials to make those on the boardwalk pull up their pants - billed as a way to promote decency in this honky-tonk Jersey Shore town - is a violation of constitutional and civil rights, says the American Civil Liberties Union.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer

  2. Oaklyn ordinance aimed at vacant-home owners

    The borough council in Oaklyn has approved an ordinance meant to crack down on the owners of vacant homes.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Courier-Post

  3. Ordinance would ban riding on levees

    Off-road vehicles and animals would be banned from levees in Lafourche Parish under an ordinance the Lafourche Parish Council is considering but still tweaking.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: The Houma Courier

ordnance in News

  1. Minera IRL Limited Notice of Annual General and Special Meeting

    Minera IRL Limited , the Latin America gold mining company, announces the Notice of Annual General and Special Meeting on 10 July 2013 at Ordnance House, 31 Pier Road, St Helier, Jersey, JE4 8PW.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  2. MOP Auditions For Iran Attack

    June 10, 2013: Israeli media are reporting recent U.S. tests of its 14 ton deep penetrator bomb (the MOP or Massive Ordnance Penetrator, AKA the GBU-57) against an accurate replica of the main Iranian nuclear weapons development facility at Fordo.
    on June 10, 2013 Source: Strategy Page

  3. General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems Seattle Operations Receives CMMI Certification Level 3

    BOTHELL, Wash., June 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), announced today that its Seattle operations received a Capability ...
    on June 7, 2013 Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

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