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synonyms for ordnance

  • munitions
  • arms
  • missiles
  • weapons
  • big guns
  • heavy stuff
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For those working on explosive ordnance disposal team, the ability to roll a tracked machine into place, and then use a robotic claw to manipulate a suspected bomb or improvised explosive device, is key.
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We say in the military, “when you release ordnance and people die, everything changes.”
HOW WE COULD SLEEPWALK INTO A WAR WITH CHINAELLIOT ACKERMANMARCH 9, 2021TIME
This inspired the “270 Million Project,” some of whose proceeds will go toward removing unexploded ordnance .
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It contains complete arms for 40,000 men, and there is also a quantity of heavy ordnance.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
Colonel Fox, member for Stroud, accepted the Chiltern hundreds in his favour, and became secretary to the ordnance.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
During the next four days the enemy replied by a terrific bombardment from their heavy ordnance and gunboats.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
Richmond again became master of the ordnance and a little later re-entered the cabinet.
THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND - VOL. X.WILLIAM HUNT
It was, it struck me, from a petronel, or some small piece of ordnance such as merchantmen carried in those days.
HURRICANE HURRYW.H.G. KINGSTON
I was soon being initiated into Ordnance accounts, which are things of the most diabolical complexity.
IN THE RANKS OF THE C.I.V.ERSKINE CHILDERS
Any one with a turn for metaphysics would be at home in Ordnance; Aristotle would have revelled in it.
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WORDS RELATED TO ORDNANCE

  • ammunition
  • arms
  • defense
  • gun
  • hardware
  • heat
  • material
  • munitions
  • ordnance
  • protection
  • security
  • weaponry
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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