automatic firearm

(redirected from Fully automatic fire)
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Noun1.automatic firearm - a firearm that reloads itself and keeps firing until the trigger is releasedautomatic firearm - a firearm that reloads itself and keeps firing until the trigger is released
autoloader, self-loader - a firearm that reloads itself
automatic pistol, automatic - a pistol that will keep firing until the ammunition is gone or the trigger is released
machine gun - a rapidly firing automatic gun (often mounted)
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62 x 39mm VZ-58 calibre assault rifle, which has a folding stock and options for both semiautomatic and fully automatic fire.
He was reported to have modified his semi-automatic rifles to fire rapidly and continuously - simulating fully automatic fire .
UMP45: Decreased fully automatic fire to differentiate this weapon from the PP2000.
The president left the impression, perhaps deliberately, that the weapon involved was an AK-47, a Soviet-made military rifle capable of fully automatic fire.
It is air-cooled and belt fed with selectable semi-automatic and fully automatic fire and fires from the open-bolt position.
The mainstream media regularly inform us that Mexico's drug cartels are heavily armed with machine guns, true assault rifles capable of fully automatic fire, hand grenades, and rocket-propelled grenades.

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