HyperDic: firearm

English > 1 sense of the word firearm:
NOUNartifactfirearm, piece, small-arma portable gun
firearm > pronunciation
Soundsfay'eraa.rm; fay'raa.rm
Rhymesalarm ... underarm: 13 rhymes with aarm...
English > firearm: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA portable gun.
Example"he wore his firearm in a shoulder holster"
Synonymspiece, small-arm
Partsfiring pinstriker that ignites the charge by striking the primer
lockA mechanism that detonates the charge of a gun
sightsAn optical instrument for aiding the eye in aiming, as on a firearm or surveying instrument
Narrowerautoloader, self-loaderA firearm that reloads itself
muzzle loaderAn obsolete firearm that was loaded through the muzzle
pistol, handgun, side arm, shooting ironA firearm that is held and fired with one hand
repeating firearm, repeaterA firearm that can fire several rounds without reloading
rifleA shoulder firearm with a long barrel and a rifled bore
riot gunA firearm designed to disperse rioters rather than to inflict serious injury or death
shotgun, scattergunfirearm that is a double-barreled smoothbore shoulder weapon for firing shot at short ranges
smoothboreA firearm that has no rifling
twenty-two, .22A .22 caliber firearm (pistol or rifle)
BroadergunA weapon that discharges a missile at high velocity (especially from a metal tube or barrel)
Spanisharma de fuego, arma, arma portátil, pistola
Catalanarma de foc, arma de foc portàtil, arma portàtil

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