revolver


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re·volv·er

 (rĭ-vŏl′vər)
n.
1. A handgun having a revolving cylinder with several cartridge chambers that may be fired in succession.
2. One that revolves, as a part of a mechanism.
3. A revolving credit agreement.
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revolver

(rɪˈvɒlvə)
n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a pistol having a revolving multichambered cylinder that allows several shots to be discharged without reloading
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re•volv•er

(rɪˈvɒl vər)

n.
1. a handgun having a revolving chambered cylinder for holding a number of cartridges, which may be discharged in succession without reloading.
2. a person or thing that revolves.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.revolver - a pistol with a revolving cylinder (usually having six chambers for bullets)revolver - a pistol with a revolving cylinder (usually having six chambers for bullets)
Colt - a kind of revolver
handgun, pistol, shooting iron, side arm - a firearm that is held and fired with one hand
2.revolver - a door consisting of four orthogonal partitions that rotate about a central pivot; a door designed to equalize the air pressure in tall buildings
door - a swinging or sliding barrier that will close the entrance to a room or building or vehicle; "he knocked on the door"; "he slammed the door as he left"
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Translations
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marghleypamarghleypt skammbyssa
リボルバー
회전식 연발 권총
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ปืนพกลูกโม่
revolvertoplu tabanca
súng lục

revolver

[rɪˈvɒlvəʳ] Nrevólver m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

revolver

[rɪˈvɒlvər] n (= gun) → revolver m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

revolver

nRevolver m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

revolver

[rɪˈvɒlvəʳ] nrivoltella
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

revolve

(rəˈvolv) verb
to move, roll or turn (in a complete circle) around a central point, axis etc. A wheel revolves on its axle; This disc can be revolved; The Moon revolves (a)round the Earth; The Earth revolves about the Sun and also revolves on its axis.
reˈvolver noun
a type of pistol. She shot him with a revolver.
reˈvolving adjective
revolving doors.
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revolver

مُسَدَّس revolver revolver Revolver περίστροφο revólver revolveri revolver revolver rivoltella リボルバー 회전식 연발 권총 revolver revolver rewolwer revólver револьвер revolver ปืนพกลูกโม่ revolver súng lục 左轮手枪
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References in classic literature ?
He reeled toward her front picket fence, drawing a revolver. With one hand he brushed the blood from his eyes and with the other he discharged the revolver into the Isham house.
He went to the door and closed it, then with fixed eyes and clenched teeth he went up to the table, took a revolver, looked round him, turned it to a loaded barrel, and sank into thought.
After a deal of work among the Greek fishermen of the Upper Bay and rivers, where knives flashed at the beginning of trouble and men permitted themselves to be made prisoners only after a revolver was thrust in their faces, we hailed with delight an expedition to the Lower Bay against the Chinese shrimp-catchers.
Pulling on his boots and buckling his cartridge belt and revolver about his hips he stepped to the flap of his tent and looked out.
"I'll take the risk," said I, at last; and with a revolver in each hand I walked up the beach towards them.
But as she fought to free herself one hand came in contact with the butt of Malbihn's revolver where it rested in the holster at his hip.
When they had risen from the long grass with a horrid yell and had rushed in upon the hated intruders with couched spears only to be met by a blinding fire of Lee-Metford and revolver bullets their bravery vanished like breath from the face of a looking-glass.
In his hand, pointed toward her, was a revolver. She noticed, even in the shock of seeing him, that the weapon was black and exceedingly long-barreled.
--help!" Immediately afterwards revolver shots rang out and there was a great noise of tables and furniture being thrown to the ground, as if in the course of a struggle, and again the voice of Mademoiselle calling, "Murder!--help!--Papa!--Papa!--"
As he turned, the little, mean-faced man drew a revolver from his belt and shot the giant in the back.
Matapuu's revolver, found in the box of one Kapu, was explained away by that boy as having been given to him by Lervumie.
Suddenly she pulled out of her pocket a revolver, cocked it and laid it in her hand on the table.