automatic weapon


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Noun1.automatic weapon - a firearm that reloads itself and keeps firing until the trigger is releasedautomatic weapon - 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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Barrister Ali Zafar, the lead counsel for the petitioners, had argued that the government suspended licenses of all automatic weapon holders within prohibited bore with the exception of only the law enforcement agencies which could keep automatic weapons/licenses.
LAHORE -- The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Friday set aside the Interior Ministry's notification suspending licenses of automatic weapon holders.
Barrister Ali Zafar, the lead counsel for the petitioners, had argued that the government suspended licences of all automatic weapon holders within prohibited bore with the exception that only the law enforcing agencies could keep automatic weapons/licences.
5) please excuse the lack of distinction between "sounds like" and "is" an automatic weapon.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Security forces captured a man who had an automatic weapon and a bomb on himself in front of ystanbul Dolmabahce Palace on Thursday.
Sturgess' goal was to accumulate as comprehensive a collection as possible exhibiting the variations and evolution of the automatic weapon.
An automatic weapon with a silencer and ammunition were also seized during the raids.
Summary: Amsterdam, Jumada Al-Awwal 5, 1432, April 9, 2011, SPA -- A gunman opened fire with an automatic weapon at a shopping mall outside Amsterdam on Saturday, leaving at least six people dead and wounding 11 others, Dutch officials said.
Avon and Somerset Police detained suspects aged over 70 for offences including loan sharking, possessing an automatic weapon and conspiracy to murder.
Slick said armor Soldiers with the 30th had to learn about a brand new weapon, the squad automatic weapon.
Sources say the automatic weapon "may have" ended up being used in the feud if it got into the hands of one of the factions.
So far, the government has officially said only that the incident occurred when an automatic weapon ''suddenly exploded.

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