automatic firearm

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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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FIREFIGHTERS will no longer respond to automatic fire alarms at thousands of buildings across the region.
2.58pm: Automatic fire alarm, Brooks Court, Buckingham.
Buildings having more than 100 people or place where people stay for overnight such as hotels, nursing homes, dormitories and hospitals are equipped with automatic fire sprinkler system under local building codes.
There were 166 false calls from automatic fire alarms at New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton, in 2014, making it the most prolific site for false calls in the West Midlands.
There were 156 false calls from automatic fire alarms at Ninewells in 2014-15, making it the most prolific site for false calls in Scotland.
Automatic fire alarm, fire investigated, Main Street.
The county also has the lowest attendance to false automatic fire alarms at businesses premises.
The Bilco Company's Lumivent is a domed automatic fire vent that provides natural daylight, energy efficiency, and the protection of automatic fire venting.
A spokesman said the automatic fire alarm was operating inside the property and the unnamed man who lived at the property was not injured.
West Yorkshire fire chiefs decided to cut the number of appliances attending automatic fire alarms to just one last spring - a move condemned by the Fire Brigades' Union.
They attended the Cooper Standard Factory in Maesteg at 7pm on Tuesday when an automatic fire alarm went off.

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