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airgun

(ˈɛəˌɡʌn)
n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a gun discharged by means of compressed air
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.airgun - a gun that propels a projectile by compressed airairgun - 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
Translations

airgun

[ˈɛərgʌn] nfusil m à air compriméair hostess n (British)hôtesse f de l'air
She's an air hostess → Elle est hôtesse de l'air.

airgun

[ˈɛəˌgʌn] nfucile m ad aria compressa
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