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Definition of the noun air rifle
What does air rifle mean as a name of something?
- a gun that propels a projectile by compressed air
- lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
- synonyms of air rifle: air gun / airgun
- more generic word: gun = a weapon that discharges a missile at high velocity
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by Joel Alswang
See also Shooting Air rifle shooting involves competition shooting with air weapons or pellet guns, in a standing position, without support of any kind. For international competition, air rifle specifications are: mass - not exceeding 1,5kg; length ...
by Stephen Bull
The Austrian army introduced a repeating air rifle designed by Bartolomeo Girandoni in 1780. Since that time air guns have played a part in military training, most notably with the British SAS (Special Air Service), where they have been used ...
We offer Air Rifle, made wholly of brass and steel , nickel- plated, with Antique Oak Stock and 100 loads at $1.00, or the Maga- line ...
by Graham Gooch, Michael Williams
as being 'an air rifle, airgun or air pistol'; extended by the Firearms ( Amendment) Act 1997 to include weapons powered by compressed carbon dioxide. alcohol Spirits, wine, beer, cider, or any other fermented, distilled or spirituous ...
Chambers concise dictionary (2004)
air raid > n an attack on a place by enemy aircraft, air rifle > n a rifle that is fired by air under pressure, air-sea rescue >n the use of both aircraft and boats to rescue people from the sea. airship ...
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- Air Rifle
FORT BENNING, Ga.--Wounded warrior Soldiers conduct a practice match under the tutelage of Soldiers from the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit Apr. 1 at Pool Indoor Range. They are training for the inaugural Warrior Games, slated to be held May 10-14 at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo.
(Photo by Michael Molinaro, USAMU PAO)
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- Heather shooting air rifle
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- Feinwerkbau .177 Match Air Rifle
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Air rifle Meaning
Video shows what air rifle means. A rifle that propels a pellet or other projectile by using compressed gas, rather than an explosion of gunpowder or other ...
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