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ammo

1. A shortening of the word "ammunition" that refers to bullets and other such projectiles. If we're low on ammo, we better start retreating now!
2. By extension, information that one is able to use in some way, often to attack of defend some idea or position. Please don't tell the boss I was late today—I don't want to give her any more ammo against me. This evidence is just the ammo we need to blow the case wide open.

ammo

(ˈæmo)
1. n. ammunition. There they were, trapped in a foxhole with no ammo, enemy all over the place. What do you think happened?
2. n. information or evidence that can be used to support an argument or a charge. I want to get some ammo on the mayor. I think he’s a crook.
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At the opposite end of the spectrum, you don't want to exceed a given Power Factor by more than is necessary, and most standard ammo is a lot snappier than you want or need.
As much as I love handloading, I believe the average low-volume user of an older S&W or Colt revolver will do best with major-brand, non-+P factory ammo with either a full-weight roundnose lead bullet or, in the case of the .38 Special, 148-grain hollowbase wadcutters.
Although Costa has tried a number of promotions to try to boost ammo and other sales in his store, they haven't made a lot of difference.
Ammo promotes branded munitions, including the Jesse James line of munitions and accessories; SHIELD Series munitions for Law Enforcement, stealth subsonic munitions, and the OPS (One Precise Shot) the tactical line of defense line of munitions.
Armour Piercing Composite Rigid (APCR): This ammo is usually an alternate ammo type for most tanks that fire AP shells and is also "Premium" ammo because it can cost as much as 4-5 times per shell (compared to AP) and you'll very rarely earn any credits using this round exclusively.
Potential licensees in the hunting and firearms accessories industry are currently being targeted as candidates to eventually commercialize the Piercing Ammo on a worldwide basis.
SOMETIMES THEY WEREN'T EVEN AWARE THEY WERE USING UNAUTHORIZED AMMO.
Being a belt-and-suspenders sort, I manage ammo like finances and keep something set aside for rainy days.
Strontium's new Ammo USB 2.0 Gold plated Flash drive is available from 16 GB to 64 GB capacity and the Silver finish is available with five different memory storage capacities ranging from 4GB to 64GB.
Knowing how to effectively assess the service life of a sonobuoy and 13,000 ordnance stock numbers is vital to NOLSC AMMO's ability to properly store, distribute, expend, dispose of and track ordnance commodities for the Navy and Marine Corps.
The parish councillor stood as a BNP candidate in the EU elections last June after police found 300gm of gunpowder and 2,500 rounds of ammo at his caravan in Lakenheath, Suffolk, in April.
Ammo Baba died on his way to the hospital in May 2009.
Janette Bushell, who chairs Punch's board of directors said: "For an urban music company Ammo has worked quietly over the past decade making a real difference to the lives of many young people and musicians."
It may be stored in the ammo locker, if it's segregated and properly labeled.
Is it true, for instance, that there is only a four-year supply of ammo in the U.S.?