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A weapon incorporating a metal tube from which bullets, shells, or other missiles are propelled by explosive force, typically making a characteristic loud, sharp noise
“The defence of coastal towns and installations has been a task for artillery for 500 years, and the characteristics of the gun have shaped the design of the fort.”
Large firearms (as cannon or rockets)
“The field commander called for the big guns to be deployed for the full-scale assault.”
All the cannon and small arms collectively, with their equipments, belonging to a ship or a fortification
A man who uses a gun to commit a crime or terrorist act
An instance of looking especially briefly
To strike with a missile from a gun
“… traded stories of the Wild West, when outlaws gunned men down in broad daylight and in cold blood.”
To make greater in size, amount, or number
To have a price of
To send through the air especially with a quick forward motion of the arm
Chase for killing
To cause to follow by applying steady force on
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