speargun


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speargun

(ˈspɪəˌɡʌn)
n
(Fishing) a device for shooting spears underwater
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speargun

[ˈspɪəgʌn] Nharpón m submarino
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In an incident which could have claimed his life, a priest who had accidentally shot himself through the head with a speargun while Scuba diving, survived.
On one occasion last year when one of the local official was sent to deal with a group of illegal campers he was threatened by one of them with a speargun.
Having caught a stingray, Gulisan would have celebrated his huge catch were it not for the line of his speargun getting caught around his wrist.
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"Finding her HUNTER with a speargun alive and healthy was brilliant and she had retained that natural beauty." But the camp he found them in, under blue tarpaulins, was on the edge of a palm oil plantation.
Set to highlight regional and international talent within the freedive spearfishing community, the championship tested contestants' ability to accurately use a speargun in a swimming pool while freediving on a breath-hold.
"Also," the policeman said, "with a speargun, Doc would not only shoot himself through the foot, but blow out the bottom of your canoe."
The bare-chested Russian President also steered an inflatable boat and hunted fish under water with a SPEARGUN. Russian TV crews were on hand to film the 64-year-old, who works hard on his macho image.
Captured with the camera attached to the speargun, the four-minute video shows how Tyler briefly lost his grip of his weapon but managed to grab it before the shark is seen in full view.
Mladin, keeper of the lighthouse, was outside his cottage, cleaning his speargun. It was a beautiful scene: rocky headlands and blue sea, deep and mysterious.
One morning, Ranger Segundo 'Seconds' Conales tells Mama that they're concerned about one boat; fishing lines have been found under it, as well as a used spear that was shot from a speargun. The rangers board the Adventure for breakfast with Songco before they go out to inspect the nearby boat.
Asaad, "Penetrating brain injury after suicide attempt with speargun: case study and review of literature," Frontiers in Neurology, vol.