air gun

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air gun

n.
A gun discharged by compressed air.

air gun

n
1. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a gun discharged by means of compressed air

air′ gun`


n.
a gun operated by compressed air.
[1745–55]

air gun

BB gun
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.air gun - a gun that propels a projectile by compressed airair gun - a gun that propels a projectile by compressed air
BB gun - an air gun in which BBs are propelled by compressed air
gun - a weapon that discharges a missile at high velocity (especially from a metal tube or barrel)
paintball gun - an air gun used in the game of paintball; designed to simulate a semiautomatic
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They had produced a pneumatic rifle capable of almost 100 foot-pounds at the muzzle, yet easy enough to fill with a high-pressure hand pump.
These projectiles are fired from pneumatic rifle launchers, which are modeled after the Colt Industries M4 carbine.
Daisy makes a wonderful woodstocked, multi-pump pneumatic rifle called the 22X, and Crosman makes a model 2200B that's equivalent but with a synthetic stock.
Sheridan soon knuckled under to market reality, and in 1949 introduced the Blue Streak, a pneumatic rifle with the same power and accuracy of the Model A, but at a price of only $19.
It's a traditional pneumatic rifle that's still made with an American walnut stock and a solid-brass barrel and pump tube," Heise said.
2] BB rifle and the potent model 77A multi-pump pneumatic rifle.
My pick would be a Benjamin 392 pneumatic rifle that I can pump eight times and leave pumped until the target is in my sights.