ammo ammo  /ˈæ ˌmoʊ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) projectiles to be fired from a gun

Usage(s):

  1. With obsolete tanks, scarce ammo and scant fuel, the Dear Leader's army desperately needs nukes.
  2. The ammo dump is about 1.
  3. The first official intelligence estimate, moreover, was that the captured ammo amounted to a week's supply, based on a use rate of 17 tons per battalion per month.

News

  1. E3 2013's Survival Revival: Outlast, The Evil Within And Daylight

    These days, you can't swing a dead cat inside the Los Angeles Convention Center without hitting at least five or six competitive, online, first-person-shooters. The FPS market is, in a word "crowded," leaving many gamers clamoring for something different. With the prevalence of regenerating health, ammo supplies that would make Tony Montana jealous, and the general handholding of most games ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Forbes

  2. Augusta businessman saves day for Boy Scouts

    The ammo shortage that followed the newest gun control debate in Washington has affected almost everyone - from shooting clubs to law enforcement agencies.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Augusta Chronicle

  3. 'Jihawg Ammo' Offers Pork-Painted Bullets to Shoot Muslims

    The conspiracy website WorldNetDaily is promoting a company in Idaho that sells bullets coated with "pork-infused paint" that are supposed to "deter Islamists from martyrdom." The company, Jihawg Ammo, is apparently playing on the Islamic tradition of not eating pork, hatred of Muslims and love of guns. WorldNetDaily reports: A company in northern Idaho has come up with a culturally sensitive ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Opposing Views

Quotes

  1. "As if he needs any more ammo," Fish said. "Hopefully he'll be a little too rested, maybe."
    on Mar 21, 2008 By: Mardy Fish Source: SportingNews.com

  2. "This is not a prediction that things are going poorly or better," Schoomaker told reporters. "It's just that I have to have enough ammo in the magazine that I can continue to shoot as long as they want us to shoot."
    on Oct 11, 2006 By: Peter Schoomaker Source: USA Today

  3. "Presidential visits are a double-edged sword. They raise money for Democratic candidates and energize Democratic voters, but they give Republicans plenty of ammo and interject Obama into every contest," says Stuart Rothenberg, publisher and...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Stuart Rothenberg Source: CNN International

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