Browning automatic rifle

Browning automatic rifle

noun
an air-cooled, fully automatic rifle capable of firing 200 to 350 rounds per minute. Abbreviation: BAR

Origin:
1900–05; named after J. M. Browning

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browning automatic rifle

noun
a portable .30 caliber automatic rifle operated by gas pressure and fed by cartridges from a magazine; used by United States troops in World War I and in World War II and in the Korean War 
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