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stun gun

n.
A weapon designed to stun or temporarily immobilize a victim, especially by delivering a high-voltage electric shock.
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stun gun

n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a device designed to immobilize an animal or person temporarily without inflicting serious injury
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stun′ gun`


n.
a hand-held weapon that releases an electric charge or a tranquilizer dart to immobilize a person or animal.
[1965–70]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stun gun - a weapon designed to disable a victim temporarily by delivering a nonlethal high-voltage electric shockstun gun - a weapon designed to disable a victim temporarily by delivering a nonlethal high-voltage electric shock
weapon, weapon system, arm - any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting; "he was licensed to carry a weapon"
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Translations

stun gun

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

stun gun

n pistola or arma paralizante, paralizador m
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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SPECIAL REPORT A TAMWORTH businessman jailed for three years for having an illegal 10,000-volt stun gun had been warned by the police that his life was in imminent danger, a court heard.
A MAN who took advantage of a "fantastic deal" and bought a stun gun online for PS8 while drunk has been fined PS300.
A MAN was arrested after a stun gun, drugs and massive amounts of cash were found during a raid.
DETECTIVES found a 10,000-volt stun gun disguised as a torch when they raided a businessman's home, a court was told yesterday.
A MAN who had been facing a statutory minimum five-year sentence for possessing a stun gun disguised as a torch was told that he was a very lucky man.
"After a further search of the vehicle we found a stun gun
Hunting had an electric stun gun, disguised as a mobile phone, a knuckle duster and extendable baton, London's Appeal Court heard.
A yob was snared with a deadly stun gun and an unregistered air rifle at his Paisley flat, a court has been told.
A MAN who fired a stun gun - attached to a "Fuzz Away" shaver - at policemen is behind bars.
A DRUG dealer caught with a stun gun capable of discharging more than one million volts has been jailed for five years.
A stun gun disguised as a mobile phone, CS gas canisters, knuckle dusters, nunchucks and stun guns - items found in the luggage of Ryan Sullivan at Cardiff Airport