verb (used with object)
- muniment room,
- munition armor,
- munkácsy, mihály,
Origin of munition
Examples from the Web for munition
Cargo holds are still stocked with munition, though the weaponry sunk with the ships is still considered dangerous.
As a result of munition work, says a health journal, quite a number of men have given up smoking tobacco.
Women were in munition factories even before the war, the number has merely swelled.Mobilizing Woman-Power|Harriot Stanton Blatch
And it was still going up, for the munition factories were clamoring for it and the speculators were bidding up futures.Silver and Gold|Dane Coolidge
Troops might be moved with great facility in war, with cannon and every kind of munition, and in either direction.A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents|James D. Richardson
The projector was entirely a new type of munition for our manufacturers to handle.America's Munitions 1917-1918|Benedict Crowell
Word Origin for munition
mid-15c., from Middle French municion "fortification, defense, defensive wall" (14c.), from Latin munitionem (nominative munitio) "a defending, fortification, protecting," noun of action from past participle stem of munire "to fortify," from moenia "defensive walls," related to murus "wall" (see mural). By 1530s the sense had passed through "military stores" to become "ammunition."