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re·volv·er

 (rĭ-vŏl′vər)
n.
1. A handgun having a revolving cylinder with several cartridge chambers that may be fired in succession.
2. One that revolves, as a part of a mechanism.
3. A revolving credit agreement.
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revolver

(rɪˈvɒlvə)
n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a pistol having a revolving multichambered cylinder that allows several shots to be discharged without reloading
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re•volv•er

(rɪˈvɒl vər)

n.
1. a handgun having a revolving chambered cylinder for holding a number of cartridges, which may be discharged in succession without reloading.
2. a person or thing that revolves.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.revolver - a pistol with a revolving cylinder (usually having six chambers for bullets)revolver - a pistol with a revolving cylinder (usually having six chambers for bullets)
Colt - a kind of revolver
handgun, pistol, shooting iron, side arm - a firearm that is held and fired with one hand
2.revolver - a door consisting of four orthogonal partitions that rotate about a central pivot; a door designed to equalize the air pressure in tall buildings
door - a swinging or sliding barrier that will close the entrance to a room or building or vehicle; "he knocked on the door"; "he slammed the door as he left"
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Translations
revolver
revolver
revolveri
revolver
revolver
marghleypamarghleypt skammbyssa
リボルバー
회전식 연발 권총
revolver
revolver
revolver
ปืนพกลูกโม่
revolvertoplu tabanca
súng lục

revolver

[rɪˈvɒlvəʳ] Nrevólver m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

revolver

[rɪˈvɒlvər] n (= gun) → revolver m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

revolver

nRevolver m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

revolver

[rɪˈvɒlvəʳ] nrivoltella
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

revolve

(rəˈvolv) verb
to move, roll or turn (in a complete circle) around a central point, axis etc. A wheel revolves on its axle; This disc can be revolved; The Moon revolves (a)round the Earth; The Earth revolves about the Sun and also revolves on its axis.
reˈvolver noun
a type of pistol. She shot him with a revolver.
reˈvolving adjective
revolving doors.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

revolver

مُسَدَّس revolver revolver Revolver περίστροφο revólver revolveri revolver revolver rivoltella リボルバー 회전식 연발 권총 revolver revolver rewolwer revólver револьвер revolver ปืนพกลูกโม่ revolver súng lục 左轮手枪
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