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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Marvan Ibrahim, of Heathergrove Fold in Dalton, denied having a stungun, cocaine and cash he made from selling the drug.
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A "JEALOUS" ex accused of the stungun assassination of her love rival told police "it looks really bad" as she was questioned about her movements by murder squad detectives.
I bet the crews wish they could employ a stungun and cuffs rather than just a winning smile.
Grimshaw, of Victory Boulevard, Lytham St Anne's, Lancashire, had admitted aggravated burglary and possessing a stungun with intent to commit robbery.
The grieving cousin of a young man who died after police used a stungun on him has issued an emotional appeal to the authorities: "Please let us bury Jordan.
A STUNGUN, sword and PS50,000 worth of drugs have been seized in a major crackdown on violent and organised crime in the west of Scotland.
Commissioner Bernard Hogan-Howe spoke out after it emerged that when three PCs were stabbed at the weekend, the nearest stungun unit was 15 miles away.
Fox was also found guilty of perverting the course of justice yesterday and had admitted possessing a stungun.