ammunition box

ammunition box

[‚am·yə′ni·shən ‚bäks]
(ordnance)
A box in which linked ammunition is folded and from which it can be fed into a machine gun.
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"Run to the reserves and bring up the ammunition boxes!" he yelled, angrily avoiding Pierre with his eyes and speaking to his men.
On the opposite side of the chamber were about a score of wooden boxes, something like Martini-Henry ammunition boxes, only rather larger, and painted red.
`Pte Lindie was wounded in the head and the ammunition box of the Browning gun was set on fire, causing rounds to explode.
I jumped overboard with an ammunition box attached to my back.
Aside from the firearms, a hand grenade, two magazines for 9mm handguns; ammunition for .45 caliber (60 pieces), 9mm (59 pieces), .38 caliber (6 pieces), 5.56 mm rifle (20 pieces); a holster; and an ammunition box were confiscated from the suspect.
To protect the camera--a Nikon D300 with a 20-mm f/2.8 lens - for an entire year, Rob placed it inside an ammunition box with an acrylic bubble in the side for the lens to look through.
The seized weapons included one number of 60 MM mortar, one 12.7 mm, one rocket launcher tube, one 12.7 mm barrel, 10 MM mortar, one 40 mm rockets, ammunition box one, 195 HMG rounds, 232 SMG rounds, 80 MM 12.7 rounds, 30 numbers of 303, 10 rounds of 14.5 mm, 5 numbers of 81 MM mortar , nine fuse of 60mm mortar.
"Police cordoned off the quay while the shell was sealed in an ammunition box and covered with sandbags.
"We call upon those carrying arms to tilt for peace and to opt for the ballot box rather than to the ammunition box" the President said, pointing out to the victories scored by the armed forces against the rebel in the areas of Goz Dungo, Sirdibah and Sorong in the operation zones.
He'd cut his hand on the corner of an ammunition box and it bled all over the floor as he tried to staunch the flow.
Two hundred rounds in a commemorative wooden ammunition box seemed fitting.