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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It is within the law for anyone to purchase a relatively inexpensive bump stock to convert a semiautomatic firearm into a weapon capable of spraying hundreds of rounds in the span of a minute.
Officers who searched Lara and Pena found a 9mm semiautomatic firearm, .
The semiautomatic firearm and its detachable box magazine were invented before the turn of the century.
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.
32) The trouble for legislators is, and has always been, deciding what various factors suddenly turn a semiautomatic firearm into a semiautomatic assault weapon.
Walker was bound over for trial on 32 counts, including robbery, assault with a semiautomatic firearm and false imprisonment by violence or force.
What has erroneously been termed an assault weapon is a semiautomatic firearm that fires just one round with each pull of the trigger (vs.
differs from the 1994 law because a semiautomatic firearm would be
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.