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Definition of 'gun'

Noun

  1. a weapon that discharges a missile at high velocity (especially from a metal tube or barrel)
  2. large but transportable armament
       Synonyms: artillery heavy weapon ordnance
  3. a person who shoots a gun (as regards their ability)
       Synonyms: gunman
  4. a professional killer who uses a gun
       Synonyms: gunman gunslinger hired gun gun for hire triggerman hit man hitman torpedo shooter
  5. a hand-operated pump that resembles a revolver; forces grease into parts of a machine
       Synonyms: grease-gun
  6. a pedal that controls the throttle valve; "he stepped on the gas"
       Synonyms: accelerator accelerator pedal gas pedal gas throttle
  7. the discharge of a firearm as signal or as a salute in military ceremonies; "two runners started before the gun"; "a twenty gun salute"

Verb

  1. shoot with a gun


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