[ noun ] (arms) a weapon that discharges a missile at high velocity (especially from a metal tube or barrel)
Used in print(The Atlanta Constitution...)
Many local citizens feared that there would be irregularities at the polls , and Williams got himself a permit to carry a gun and promised an orderly election .("Editorials"...)
As the civic temper rises , the more naive citizens begin to play soldier - but the guns are real .(Jim Berry Pearson, The Maxwell Land Grant....)
Instead , he whirled and ran to his house for a gun forcing them to kill him , Cook reported .(David Stacton, The Judges of the Secret Court....)
That was when the gun went_off .
Guns were going_off all_over Washington_City these days , because of the celebrations , and the theatre was not soundproof .
[ noun ] (military,arms) large but transportable armament
Used in print(Charles Wharton Stork, "Verner von Heidenstam"...)
The guns are fired , the hymns are sung , and the body of Charles is carried down to the vault and laid beside the tombs of his ancestors .(87th Congress, 1st Session. Congressional Record....)
It could stop Cuban re export of guns and propaganda materials to South_America .
Primary target would be shipments of tanks , guns , aviation gasoline and ammunition coming from Russia and Czechoslovakia .
armament cannon field_artillery four-pounder catapult battery stock
[ noun ] a hand-operated pump that resembles a gun; forces grease into parts of a machine
[ noun ] a pedal that controls the throttle valve
"he stepped on the gas"
[ noun ] (law,criminal law,arms) a professional killer who uses a gun
[ verb ] (arms) shoot with a gun