semiautomatic firearm

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Noun1.semiautomatic firearm - an autoloader that fires only one shot at each pull of the triggersemiautomatic firearm - an autoloader that fires only one shot at each pull of the trigger
autoloader, self-loader - a firearm that reloads itself
Garand, Garand rifle, M-1, M-1 rifle - a semiautomatic rifle
semiautomatic, semiautomatic pistol - a pistol that is a semiautomatic firearm capable of loading and firing continuously
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Officers who searched Lara and Pena found a 9mm semiautomatic firearm, .
32) The trouble for legislators is, and has always been, deciding what various factors suddenly turn a semiautomatic firearm into a semiautomatic assault weapon.
In fact, the extractor could be removed from a semiautomatic firearm and it would fire (and cycle) just fine.
380-caliber semiautomatic firearm under the mattress in the bedroom.
The Antelope Valley Union High School District official familiar with the case said student Marques Howard, 18, carried a 9mm semiautomatic firearm because he feared for his personal safety in his neighborhood -- not on the Lancaster campus where he was arrested.
Walker was bound over for trial on 32 counts, including robbery, assault with a semiautomatic firearm and false imprisonment by violence or force.
Last week, Costas asked who 'needs' a semiautomatic firearm," he added.
What has erroneously been termed an assault weapon is a semiautomatic firearm that fires just one round with each pull of the trigger (vs.
Broughton was sentenced to 47 years to life in state prison after being convicted of attempted murder, assault with a semiautomatic firearm, and shooting at an occupied vehicle.
Both men are charged with allegations of intentionally discharging a firearm causing death, committing murder for the benefit of a street gang, assault with a semiautomatic firearm, and one count of making criminal threats.
I told them, yes, but that is true of any semiautomatic firearm.
25-caliber semiautomatic firearm, which they believe was the murder weapon, Brennan said.