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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A person who is engaged in testing, assembling, storing, maintaining, or transporting of military supplies such as weapons, ammunition, or combat vehicles.

Usage examples (12)
  • The nearby fire distracted the ordnancemen under the Skyhawks.
  • Red-shirted ordnancemen were arming the parked aircraft for their next mission.
  • With each fighter squadron went mechanics, ordnancemen, and even air-traffic controllers.
  • Add to this the stress of manhandling by beefy ordnancemen, and the AIM-9's success rate becomes remarkable. for more
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