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ordnance in Weapons topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishordnanceord‧nance /ˈɔːdnəns $ ˈɔːr-/ noun [uncountable]  1 PMWlarge guns with wheels syn artillery2 PMWweapons, explosives, and vehicles used in fighting
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ordnanceThe Cartesian projection, narrowing towards the poles, is practical for detailing and is used in most coastal ordnance surveys.A severely damaged Royal Navy destroyer burns through the day with exploding ordnance and great sudden flares of burning bunker oil.There was so much ordnance stored in his office he had to get Ferric to take some home.One from the ordnance factory and one from the Army.Robert Shadley, commander of the ordnance center and school.He succeeded Pym in control of the ordnance, and was thanked by the House for deciphering intercepted letters.On Grey's becoming prime minister in 1831, Creevey got the post of treasurer of the ordnance at £1,200 a year.