Bofors gun

Bofors gun

[boh-fawrz, -fawrs]
noun
1.
a 40-millimeter automatic gun used chiefly as an antiaircraft weapon.
2.
two such guns mounted and fired together as one unit.

Origin:
1935–40; named after Bofors, Sweden, where first made

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Bofors gun (ˈbəʊfəz)
 
n
an automatic single- or double-barrelled anti-aircraft gun with a 40 millimetre bore
 
[C20: named after Bofors, Sweden, where it was first made]

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