spear gun


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spear gun

n.
A device for mechanically shooting a spearlike missile under water, as in spearfishing.
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spear gun

n
1. (Fishing) a device for shooting spears underwater
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spear′ gun`


n.
a device for shooting a barbed missile under water.
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The green sea turtle, known locally as 'pawikan', bore a wound from the arrow of a spear gun that was used by the suspects to hunt it down underwater.
In 1998, the government, through the Fisheries Code, banned the use of active gears and allowed only traditional methods like the use of gill nets, spear gun, and hook and line.
It had what now seems to be a spear gun wound in the body and fishing line with hook in the tail, evidence of illegal fishing," said Migs Camacho, owner of the resort, in an email sent at 10:57 a.m.
The slip tip was still imbedded in it, and I clipped the butt of my spear gun to one of my BC D rings with a carabiner.
The others watch through their masks to make sure he is safe as he fins down, clutching his spear gun.
ABRITISH diver has told how he was forced to fend off a 13ft (4m) tiger shark with a spear gun as it followed him during a 4.7-mile (7.5km) swim to the Australian shore.
Mr Craig said he placed his spear gun between himself and the shark as it swam around him in Shark Bay, about 800km north of Perth, the state capital.
One of them came up for air and says he shot a grouper [(https://www.britannica.com/animal/grouper) any of numerous species of large-mouthed heavy-bodied fish] with a spear gun and that the grouper was stuck."
It also showed Mr Putin fishing underwater with a spear gun. His spokesman Dmitry Peskov, said the president spent two hours hunting a pike before finally getting it during Wednesday's trip.