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(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) informal short for ammunition
[1915–20; amm (unition) + -o]
short for ammunition.
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|Noun||1.||ammo - projectiles to be fired from a gun |
belt ammunition, belted ammunition, belt - ammunition (usually of small caliber) loaded in flexible linked strips for use in a machine gun
cartridge - ammunition consisting of a cylindrical casing containing an explosive charge and a bullet; fired from a rifle or handgun
canister, canister shot, case shot - a metallic cylinder packed with shot and used as ammunition in a firearm
powder and shot - ammunition consisting of gunpowder and bullets for muskets
shell - ammunition consisting of a cylindrical metal casing containing an explosive charge and a projectile; fired from a large gun