supergun


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su·per·gun

 (so͞o′pər-gŭn′)
n.
An extremely large, cannonlike gun designed to shoot projectiles over long distances or to launch satellites and spacecraft into orbit without a propulsion or guidance system, as is needed with a missile.

supergun

(ˈsuːpəˌɡʌn)
n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) any extremely powerful gun
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there was 1990 we supergun Saddam "There was no safety gear and nobody had a hard hat -we just used to wear a woolly hat
In March 1990 Bull was mysteriously assassinated in Belgium, and a few months later the First Gulf War curtailed Hussein's plans for a supergun.
Except they were sections of the barrel of a supergun designed by a Canadian professor.
Using a few grainy photos of the original as research, Hugh builds his own supergun to see if the weapon could have brought the capital to its knees.
As Allied bombs rained down on German cities, the Fuhrer drew up plans for the biggest gun the world has ever seen: the V-3 Supergun.
Employing newly constructed "bombards" (including a supergun that could throw a stone ball weighing more than half a ton), the Ottoman forces breached the outer wall of the fortification in one military campaign; the conquest of the city itself quickly followed.
But nothing came to light--not an ounce of Red Mercury, no neglected crate of Supergun accelerators, America's secret enemies had silenced those dogs with particular thoroughness.
However, we're talking about deer rifles here, and I and a bunch of my open-country friends who live out west and ran out and bought this supergun shouldn't have, not for deer.
9 SEE Saddam's Supergun at the Royal Armouries Museum at Fareham, Hants Disguised as oil refinery parts, the British-made "super-gun" was confiscated at Customs in 1990.
15) I believe it's time "Saint" George Galloway was officially canonized preferably using an Iraqi supergun.
development of the Iraqi supergun in 1989, during his time at Eagle Trust.