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Ack-Ack Gun

Definition of the noun ack-ack gun

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  1. artillery designed to shoot upward at airplanes
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonyms of ack-ack gun: ack-ack / antiaircraft / antiaircraft gun / flack / flak / pom-pom
    • more generic word: gun = a weapon that discharges a missile at high velocity
    • more specific term: Bofors gun = an automatic double-barreled antiaircraft gun
    • part: predictor = a computer for controlling antiaircraft fire that computes the position of an aircraft at the instant of a shell's arrival

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Google previewThe A-Z Encyclopedia of Alcohol and Drug Abuse (2002)

by Thomas Nordegren

ack-ack gun Colloquial term for smoking a heroin dusted cigarette. Firme Peruvian colloquial term for cocaine. Firre Swedish colloquial term for a dose of heroin. First class mail Colloquial term for letter smuggled out of prison. First line ...

Google previewThe Concise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English (2014)

by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor

c fire the ack-ack gun to smoke a cigarette dipped in a heroin solution US, 1969 fire alarms noun arms (weaponry); the arms. Rhyming slang. UK, 1992 fire-and-forget adjective (used of a missile) guided automatically US, ...

Google previewPansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary (1994)

by Louisa Pansegrouw

k ack-ack gun Bofors acknowledge admit, allow, appreciate, attribute, avow, concede, confess, correspond, declare, grant, own, receive, recognise, reward, thank acknowledge an offence apologise, ...

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Ack-Ack Gun

Flak or Ack-Ack gun on Munkholmen

Flak or Ack-Ack gun on Munkholmen. Placed there in the Second World War by the Germans.

Only recently did Norway get one of the cannons back on the island.

Photo credit: ashemedai

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Small photo of Finnish ack-ack gun from the time of Second World War, Salpa Linja More...

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