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autoloading

[aw-toh-loh-ding] /ˌɔ toʊˈloʊ dɪŋ/
adjective
1.
semiautomatic (def 2).
Origin of autoloading
1920-1925
1920-25; auto-3 + load + -ing2
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  • The autoloading gun is reloaded and cocked again wholly by its own recoil.

    Our Vanishing Wild Life William T. Hornaday
  • The other Southron, the one in blue with the autoloading rifle, came out and advanced slowly, his weapon at the ready.

    The Keeper Henry Beam Piper
British Dictionary definitions for autoloading

autoloading

/ˈɔːtəʊˌləʊdɪŋ/
adjective
1.
self-loading
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