firing

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action before firing weapon aiming
firing at enemy aircraft antiaircraft fire
firearm that reloads itself and keeps firing until the trigger is released automatic firearm
pistol that will keep firing until the ammunition is gone or the trigger is released automatic , automatic pistol
rampart built around the top of a castle with regular gaps for firing arrows or guns battlement , crenelation , crenellation
metal block in breech-loading firearms that is withdrawn to insert a cartridge and replaced to close the breech before firing breechblock , breech closer
simultaneous firing of all the armament on one side of a warship broadside
belt-fed machine gun capable of firing more than 500 rounds per minute; used by United States troops in World War II and the Korean War Browning machine gun , Peacemaker
mechanism in a firearm that ejects the empty shell case after firing cartridge ejector , ejector
artifact made of hard brittle material produced from nonmetallic minerals by firing at high temperatures ceramic
clay and firing it at high temperatures, material made by shaping ceramic , china
objects made by sculpting and firing clay ceramics
art made by firing earthenware, porcelain, or brick at high temperatures ceramics
close-in firing by one unit against an enemy engaged by another unit close support
action of constructing ramparts with gaps for firing guns or arrows crenelation , crenellation
electrical device that distributes voltage to the spark plugs of a gasoline engine in the order of the firing sequence distributer , distributor , electrical distributor
opening (in a wall or ship or armored vehicle) for firing through embrasure , port , porthole
act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy fire , firing
United States inventor of the first rapid firing gun (1818-1903) Gatling , Richard Jordan Gatling
pottery or ceramics before firing, coating applied glaze
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