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air gun

noun as in pneumatic gun


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A few days later, the center got a call about another snapping turtle in Shenandoah County — a 15-pounder that had been shot in the head with what they speculated was an air gun pellet.

Those echoes offer seismic images of crustal layers, similar to ones obtained by aiming sound waves at the ground with an air gun.

Seismic instruments detect the sound waves of the song, just like they pick up pulses from earthquakes or from air guns used for ship-based surveys.

Efficient air gun as a weapon; improvements in army tents; improvements in dirigible balloons and aeroplanes for military uses.

But my poor little air-gun would not be a very formidable weapon in a row, I expect.

The pistol has no recoil and hardly more noise than an air gun.

His dearest wish was for an air-gun, but somehow Mrs. Barnes did not seem to think the wish would be gratified.

After breakfast Captain R. and I stood at the door of the tent amusing ourselves with his air-gun.

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On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to air gun, such as: air rifle, bb gun, pellet gun, popgun, toy rifle, and wind gun.

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