stun gun

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stun gun

n.
A weapon designed to stun or temporarily immobilize a victim, especially by delivering a high-voltage electric shock.

stun gun

n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a device designed to immobilize an animal or person temporarily without inflicting serious injury

stun′ gun`


n.
a hand-held weapon that releases an electric charge or a tranquilizer dart to immobilize a person or animal.
[1965–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stun gun - a weapon designed to disable a victim temporarily by delivering a nonlethal high-voltage electric shockstun gun - a weapon designed to disable a victim temporarily by delivering a nonlethal high-voltage electric shock
weapon, weapon system, arm - any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting; "he was licensed to carry a weapon"
Translations

stun gun

nElektroschocker m

stun gun

n pistola or arma paralizante, paralizador m
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