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

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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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There's genius in that, for who would expect to find such a thing fired from an airgun.
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RSPCA Cymru is calling for mandatory licensing of airguns, as shocking new figures show an increase in calls about attacks on animals using such weapons in Wales.
The RSPCA has long been calling for stricter controls over airguns as well as better education and explanation of the law for those buying one.
We expected a huge turnout of private dealers--guys who just have their own airguns to sell.
The best thing dealers can do is dispel the stigma airguns are just "toys.
If even a fifth of the owners of the estimated 500,000 airguns in Scotland apply, then I can't see this being done by December, when the new legislation will come into force.
For starters, both airguns and firearms were being sold at the same show
The eleventh updated edition of Blue Book of Airguns is edited by S.
However, in most of the rest of the world these dovetails are 11mm to 14mm at a 60 degree angle and American rimfire rings will not work on those airguns.
10th Anniversary Edition Blue Book of Airguns surveys the most popular 2012 airguns and provides an essential blue book of values highly recommended for any gun collector.
The whole idea of bright colors is to distinguish airguns from firearms.