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Types of gun and general words for gun

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noun

a pistol (=small gun)

air gun

noun

a gun that uses compressed air to fire small round bullets

air rifle

noun

a long gun that uses compressed air to fire small round bullets

ArmaLite

a type of rifle (=long gun) that shoots bullets at high speed

automatic

noun

an automatic weapon

bazooka

noun

a long gun that is carried on the shoulder and used to fire small bombs

BB gun

noun

an air gun

blunderbuss

noun

an old-fashioned gun with a long barrel that is very wide at the end

cannon

noun

a large powerful gun used in the past that shot large solid metal balls

cannon

noun

a large heavy gun on a ship or tank

carbine

noun

a short light rifle

firearm

noun

a gun, especially a small gun that you hold in one hand

flintlock

noun

an old-fashioned gun that uses a flint to start shooting

gun

noun

a weapon that shoots bullets, for example a pistol or a rifle. You load a gun with ammunition and pull the trigger to use it

gun

noun

a large weapon that fires objects like large bullets, for example a cannon or a mortar

gun

noun

a starting gun used in sports competitions

handgun

noun

a small gun that is used with one hand

howitzer

noun

a type of large gun that soldiers use for firing missiles high into the air

Kalashnikov

noun

a type of gun that can fire a lot of bullets very quickly

machine gun

noun

a gun that automatically fires many bullets, one immediately after another

magnum

noun

a large powerful gun

mortar

noun

a large short gun that is used for firing bombs and shells over short distances

musket

noun

a type of long gun used by soldiers before the invention of the rifle

piece

noun

a gun

pistol

noun

a small gun that you hold in one hand

revolver

noun

a small gun that holds several bullets

rifle

noun

a large gun with a long barrel that you hold against your shoulder to fire

sawn-off shotgun

noun

a shotgun with part of its barrel (=long narrow tube) cut off

shooter

noun

a gun

shotgun

noun

a long gun that is used especially for hunting birds and animals

six-shooter

noun

a gun that holds six bullets

starting gun

noun

a small gun used for signalling the start of a race

stun gun

noun

a weapon that produces an electric shock that makes someone unable to move for a short time

submachine gun

noun

a light machine gun that you hold against your hip or your shoulder when shooting

tommy gun

noun

a submachine gun

Uzi

a type of small machine gun

semi-automatic

noun

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