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ray gun

noun
1.
a gun that can fire bursts of usually destructive or lethal rays:
a science fiction novel whose hero has a ray gun made of gold.
2.
a child's futuristic toy gun that emits sparks, whirring noises, etc.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35
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ray gun

noun
1.
(in science fiction) a gun that emits rays to paralyse, stun, or destroy
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