M-1


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M-1

(ĕm′wŭn′)
n.
A .30-caliber, gas-operated semiautomatic rifle capable of firing eight rounds before reloading, used by US forces during the 1940s and 1950s. Also called Garand.

[M, military classification.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.M-1 - a semiautomatic rifleM-1 - a semiautomatic rifle    
rifle - a shoulder firearm with a long barrel and a rifled bore; "he lifted the rifle to his shoulder and fired"
semiautomatic firearm - an autoloader that fires only one shot at each pull of the trigger
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Another driver Asif Ali Khan, who daily travels from Attock to Islamabad on his personal car said that the make shift plaza at exit of the M-1 had been resulting in long queues and wastage of time.
When contacted the National Highway Authority Spokesman, Kashif Zaman said that segregation of M-1 and M-2 toll had to be done following handing over of M-1 to Frontier Works Organization on BOT basis.
2: When X-1 passes to X-2 on the left side, M-2 slides out of the comer to cover the receiver, while M-1 replaces him in the rectangle.
The Army, it seemed, was not going to risk addingthe M-1 to its growing list of overlysophisticated weapons that cost too much and don't work.