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Definition of the noun air gun
What does air gun mean as a name of something?
- a gun that propels a projectile by compressed air
- lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
- alternative spelling: airgun
- synonym of air gun: air rifle
- more generic word: gun = a weapon that discharges a missile at high velocity
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AIR GUN. An instrument somewhat resembling a sporting rifle, designed to discharge darts or bullets by the elastic force of compressed air. As ordinarily made, an air gun consists essentially of an air chamber or reservoir, usually located in ...
Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, &c. Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)
AIR GUN, a pneumatic machine for exploding bullets, &c. The common air gun is made of brass, and has two barrels j the inside barrel A, Plate a, Fig. 10. which is of a small bore, from whence the bullets are exploded ; and a large barrel ...
The common air gun is made of brafs, and has two barrels ; the ...
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- Air gun
An early air gun that featured a compressed air reservoir. Such guns were silent, quick to fire and could often shoot as many as 30 rounds before needing to be recharged with compressed air
Photo credit: Enygmatic-Halycon
- Air Gun
Photo credit: MC Quinn
- Mum with melted hot air gun
You'd think they'd use plastic that could cope with getting a little warm :P
Photo credit: Haxxah and KraZug
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