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.

revolver

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

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.
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"
Translations
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リボルバー
회전식 연발 권총
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súng lục

revolver

[rɪˈvɒlvəʳ] Nrevólver m

revolver

[rɪˈvɒlvər] n (= gun) → revolver m

revolver

nRevolver m

revolver

[rɪˈvɒlvəʳ] nrivoltella

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.

revolver

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References in classic literature ?
He took a cheap revolver from the case and began to wave it about.
There was a panic among some of the passengers, and a few excited men behaved in a way that caused prompt action on the part of the first officer, who drove them back to the main cabin under threat of a revolver.
Her husband must have come in while she was taking her afternoon nap and shot her, holding the revolver near her breast.
There was no one else in the place but the bartender, and as the man went out again Jurgis and Duane followed him; he went round the corner, and in a dark place made by a combination of the elevated railroad and an unrented building, Jurgis leaped forward and shoved a revolver under his nose, while Duane, with his hat pulled over his eyes, went through the man's pockets with lightning fingers.
In a second he heard the click of a revolver, and saw the gleam of a polished barrel, pointing straight at his head, and the dusky form of a short, thick-set man facing him.
He went back to bed, shivering, for the night was cold, and put the revolver on the table within his reach.
As I gained my feet I was confronted by the sentry on duty, into the muzzle of whose revolver I found myself looking.
The captain looked at Simpson, who sheepishly admitted the truth of the allegation, then he stepped over to the ape as though to discover for himself the sort of temper the beast possessed, but it was noticeable that he kept his revolver cocked and leveled as he did so.
The more I reflected the more convinced I grew that I was dealing with a case of cerebral disease; and though I dismissed my servants to bed, I loaded an old revolver, that I might be found in some posture of self-defence.
As he spoke he lifted a little silver crucifix and held it out to me, I being nearest to him, "put these flowers round your neck," here he handed to me a wreath of withered garlic blossoms, "for other enemies more mundane, this revolver and this knife, and for aid in all, these so small electric lamps, which you can fasten to your breast, and for all, and above all at the last, this, which we must not desecrate needless.
San Francisco was no longer the legendary city of 1849--a city of banditti, assassins, and incendiaries, who had flocked hither in crowds in pursuit of plunder; a paradise of outlaws, where they gambled with gold-dust, a revolver in one hand and a bowie-knife in the other: it was now a great commercial emporium.
He was holding the leaping staghound back, and close behind him came Montgomery revolver in hand.