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  Words related to gun

Related / Similar Words: accelerator, accelerator pedal, gas pedal, gas, throttle, artillery, heavy weapon, ordnance, grease-gun, gunman, gunslinger, hired gun, gun for hire, triggerman, hit man, hitman, torpedo, shooter

 

Definition:
  • the discharge of a gun as signal or as a salute in military ceremonies; "a twenty gun salute";
  • a pedal that controls the throttle valve; "he stepped on the gas";
  • large but transportable armament;
  • a hand-operated pump that resembles a gun; forces grease into parts of a machine;
  • a weapon that discharges a missile at high velocity (especially from a metal tube or barrel);
  • a professional killer who uses a gun;
  • a person who shoots a gun (as regards their ability);
  • shoot with a gun;

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    See Also: gun down

     

    Hyponyms: cannon, catapult, arbalest, arbalist, ballista, bricole, mangonel, onager, trebuchet, trebucket, field artillery, field gun, four-pounder, air gun, airgun, air rifle, antiaircraft, antiaircraft gun, flak, flack, pom-pom, ack-ack, ack-ack gun, breechloader, firearm, piece, small-arm, gas gun, minute gun, Quaker gun, set gun, spring gun, whaling gun, machine gun

     

    Part Meronyms: car, auto, automobile, machine, motorcar, airplane, aeroplane, plane, battery

     

    Derivational Morphology: choke, throttle, accelerate, speed, speed up, shoot, pip, gunman, gunslinger, hired gun, gun for hire, triggerman, hit man, hitman, torpedo, shooter, artillery, heavy weapon, ordnance, artilleryman, cannoneer, gunner, machine gunner

     

    Anagrams: gnu, NGU

     

    Language Translations:
    Breton: arm-tan and kanol   Dutch: kanon and vuurwapen  
    Finnish: pyssy   French: pistolet  
    Greek: πιστόλι and κανόνι   Hungarian: ágyú and pisztoly  
    Icelandic: byssa   Italian: cannone and fucile and pistola  
    Japanese:   Polish: armata and pistolet and strzelba  
    Russian: орудие and пистолет   Slovak: kanón and pištoľ and puška  
    Slovene: pištola and puška and top   Spanish: arma and cañón  
    Vietnamese: súng lục and đại bác  
     
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