air gun

air gun

noun
a gun operated by compressed air.

Origin:
1745–55

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air gun
 
n
a gun discharged by means of compressed air

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air gun

weapon based on the principle of the primitive blowgun that shoots bullets, pellets, or darts by expansion of compressed air

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