gun muzzle


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Noun1.gun muzzle - the open circular discharging end of a gungun muzzle - the open circular discharging end of a gun
gun - a weapon that discharges a missile at high velocity (especially from a metal tube or barrel)
opening - a vacant or unobstructed space that is man-made; "they left a small opening for the cat at the bottom of the door"
gunpoint, point - the gun muzzle's direction; "he held me up at the point of a gun"
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Perhaps because today's handgun combatives training combines hand-to-hand combat with shooting--some instructors are teaching a forward jab with the gun muzzle to deliver non-ballistic impact to the opponent--the front edge of the protuberant dust cover has sharp little teeth on it.
Marquez said the trajectory of the bullets were upward, which either indicated that Arnaiz was either lying on the ground or standing on an elevated place, more than two feet away from the gun muzzle, when he was shot.
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Ronald Estilles, police regional director of Police Regional Office (PRO-ARMM), has ordered the gun muzzle taping over the weekend which was implemented yesterday.
This traditional gun muzzle is a strong message to all gun owners, especially our policemen and soldiers who are the primary enforcers of the law, to refrain from firing their guns and help prevent casualties and injuries during the revelry of the yuletide," Espina said.
Because we are applying these preservatives liberally, store the gun muzzle down for at least a few days to avoid having preventative pool in the action and on down into the buffer area, trigger, or lower receiver.
One reason for this is that, when drawing, you will be pointing the gun muzzle at yourself or someone nearby.
He said: "The guard holding me took his arm from around my neck and stood to one side, still holding on to my hair, keeping me facing the gun muzzle.
The gun muzzle never sweeps the support hand or any other part of the body during the draw.
I was awakened by a tapping gun muzzle against my temple,
But the cold fury of his granite countenance looked less friendly than a gun muzzle when Frankie Dettori returned to the place reserved for the second after aiding and abetting Dubawi's defeat in yesterday's Queen Elizabeth II Stakes.
Range officers reported none of them had been crossed by a gun muzzle during the three-day tournament.