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ammunition

am yuh ni shuhn

  • n  projectiles to be fired from a gun
  • n  any nuclear or chemical or biological material that can be used as a weapon of mass destruction
  • n  information that can be used to attack or defend a claim or argument or viewpoint
    his admission provided ammunition for his critics

  • The stress tests give the supervisors the ammunition they need to do that.
  • Another nearby was much bigger and also filled with ammunition.
  • Shops across the country are reporting ammunition shortages because stores can't meet demand for bullets.
News & Articles

  • Obama's Fourth War?
    Syria is being compared to a lot of things — Kosovo, Rwanda, Libya, Iraq — and the Obama administration is divided over which lessons should apply. Here's what President Obama will do for Syrian rebels: give them small arms and ammunition. Here's what he's considering: a no-fly zone along the Jordanian border, and maybe anti-tank weapons. Here's what he won't do, for now: give them anti-aircraft ...
    June 14, 2013 - The Atlantic Wire via Yahoo! News
  • High Demand, Low Supply for Ammunition Causing Shortage
    Whether it's for recreation or protection, most popular ammunition is in short supply these days - and what is around costs much more than it used to.
    June 13, 2013 - NBC 29 Charlottesville
  • A Shortage of Ammunition in the Northland
    Superior, WI (NNCNOW.com) --- Ammunition supplies around the country are at an extreme low.
    June 11, 2013 - Northland's News Center
Quotes

  • Barack Obama in Channel News Asia
    On Wednesday, Obama said the Fed was "running out of the traditional ammunition" to combat a recession as the central bank cut US rates virtually to zero.
  • Ryan Crocker in Forbes
    Crocker said he fears that announcing troop withdrawals, as Democrats want, would focus Iraqi attention on "building the walls, stocking ammunition and getting ready for a big nasty street fight" rather than working toward reconciliation.
  • Wen Jiabao in International Herald Tribune
    We already have our plans ready to tackle even more difficult times, and to do that we have reserved adequate ammunition,Premier Wen Jiabao said at a news conference following the close of China's annual legislative meeting. "That means...

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