Translation of ordnance in Spanish:
- 1.1 (artillery) artillería (feminine) (before noun/delante del nombre) ordnance corps cuerpo (masculine) de armamento y materialExample sentences1.2 (supplies) pertrechos (masculine plural)
- 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.
- 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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