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Firearm

Fire′armˊ

(fīr′ärmˊ)
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Noun.
A gun, pistol, or any weapon from which a shot is discharged by the force of an explosive substance, as gunpowder.

Definition 2022


firearm

firearm

English

Noun

firearm (plural firearms)

  1. A personal weapon that uses explosive powder to propel a projectile often made of lead.

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