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air gun

n.
A gun discharged by compressed air.
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air gun

n
1. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a gun discharged by means of compressed air
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air′ gun`


n.
a gun operated by compressed air.
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air gun

BB gun
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.air gun - a gun that propels a projectile by compressed airair gun - a gun that propels a projectile by compressed air
BB gun - an air gun in which BBs are propelled by compressed air
gun - a weapon that discharges a missile at high velocity (especially from a metal tube or barrel)
paintball gun - an air gun used in the game of paintball; designed to simulate a semiautomatic
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