Gatling


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 (găt′lĭng), Richard Jordan 1818-1903.
American firearms inventor of the first rapid-firing gun (patented 1862).
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Noun1.Gatling - United States inventor of the first rapid firing gun (1818-1903)Gatling - United States inventor of the first rapid firing gun (1818-1903)
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"Oh, for a gatling!" groaned Good, as he contemplated the serried phalanxes beneath us.
He might fairly have been compared, in action, to a rapid-firing Gatling gun; while Smith was a hundred-ton cannon, and Lockwood was the maker of the ammunition.
It bristles with an array of weaponry that includes a Gatling gun centred behind the driver and passenger seats, missiles that emerge from the front grill, hidden door-mounted rocket launchers and a rack of mortar bombs in the boot.
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It will also feature Flint Male Voice Choir, Elsber School of Dance, Cambria Band, singers Angie Parker and David Palmer, Black Veil Tribal Dance, comedian John Sellers and illusionist Jay Gatling.
A 2002, 155mph 370bhp eight-cylinder Jaguar XKR from Die Another Day features a rear-mounted Gatling gun, door-mounted missiles, mortars in boot, rockets in fascia grille and extendable spears in the front bumper.
By spending skill points, you can transform your gunrod into a shotgun, a longrange cannon and a body-ripping Gatling gun.
Five Inventions of FIVE War (8.00pm) New series about military weaponry, beginning by tracing the evolution of the machine gun from its invention by Dr Richard Jordan Gatling.
Holly Gatling, executive director of South Carolina Citizens for Life, for example, recently reported, "South Carolina Citizens for Life has staffed a pro-life educational booth at the State Fair.
In the film the Jaguar XKR is equipped with a Gatling gun centred behind the driver and passenger seats, missiles emerging from the front grille, concealed door-mounted rocket launchers and a trunk full of mortar bombs.