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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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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 Edinburgh Encyclopaedia (1832)
An air gun on an improved construction is shown in Fig. 21. where A is the barrel, resembling that of a common gun, and c a hollow copper vessel, perfectly air tight , screwed to a steel tube 6, having a moveable pin in the inside, which is ...
The common air gun is made of brafs, and has two barrels ; the ...
by Stephen Bull
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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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