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ordnance
American English: /ˈɔrdnəns/
British English: /ˈɔːdnəns/

Translation of ordnance in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • 1.1 (artillery) (before noun) ordnance corps
    cuerpo (masculine) de armamento y material
    Example sentences
    • The term is, however, also correctly applied to heavy rifled ordnance of the howitzer class used for coastal defence by some nations, though few ever saw use in 1939-45.
    • Over the next fifteen years, he invented and developed bronze boat guns, heavy smoothbore shell guns, and rifled ordnance.
    • Following transition to the line around the turn of the century, Reeves continued his brilliant career, tackling the complex problems of naval gunnery, torpedoes, and ordnance.
    1.2 (supplies)
    Example sentences
    • The first wave of troops crossed the bridge, and soon the air on the far side was thick with ordnance - artillery shells, mortars, bullets.
    • Artillery generally offers greater responsiveness and persistence, while air-delivered ordnance is usually more accurate and lethal.
    • The total amounted to more than 180,000 pieces of ordnance.

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