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slow fire

a rate of firing small arms that allows time to aim before each shot.
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slow-fire, adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • And I wonder how many of us would stand such a soul-test as slow-fire.

    The Following of the Star Florence L. Barclay
  • Her armament consisted of a main battery of four 13-inch and eight 8-inch guns and four 6-inch slow-fire guns.

    Fighting in Cuban Waters Edward Stratemeyer

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