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gas′-op`erated



adj.
(of a firearm) using some of the exhaust gases to operate the action.
[1940–45]
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At SHOT Show 2019, Pietta unveiled its Chronos Rifle, a gas-operated (with short stroke) rifle, and a complete line of semi-auto shotguns.
Fuel station in the middle of the river!- by Madnomad CAIRO - 17 September 2018: Gastec Company and Italian Company Eni have signed an agreement to establish auto service and gas and natural gas fuel stations in various areas across the country particularly in Upper Egypt to serve owners of natural gas-operated vehicles.
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He'd probably want to shoot this bad-ass gas-operated 12-gauge as much as we loved it at a test even in August.
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Unless things have changed, both Stoeger and Benelli are ingredients in the Beretta USA mix and the delayed blowback system is measurably cleaner that a gas-operated design.
The Black Tiger Stripe Desert Eagle is a gas-operated, semi-automatic pistol in both .50 AE and .44 Magnum.
The Model 1100 incorporates a gas-operated design, which offers shooters less felt recoil when compared to recoil-operated shotguns.
LEGAZPI CITY -- At least three persons were hurt when they were hit by debris after a portion of the gas-operated Palarong Pambansa cauldron at the Bicol University-Albay Sports Complex here cracked on Thursday night, police said on Friday.
The authority said that the occupation authorities re-closed Kerem Shalom crossing after it was opened exceptionally Sunday to bring in amounts of industrial fuel for the sole gas-operated power plant which stopped working due to lak of fuel.(end) wab.ha