air rifle

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Synonyms for air rifle

a gun that propels a projectile by compressed air

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Air rifles were used in more than 10,000 crimes in 2005-06, resulting in more than 1,100 injuries.
Defence counsel David Moggach said: "It was her intention to frighten the boys by them hearing the ping the air rifle made.
As with most firearms, each air rifle will show a proclivity toward one brand of ammo.
This is far removed from the glory days of the Delhi Commonwealth Games four years ago, when Narang won four gold medals -- the 10m air rifle individual and pairs and the 3 positions individual and pairs.
Hazard: The air rifles can fire unexpectedly when closing the action during the cocking process.
DANGER Craig Fitzpatrick hid the souped-up air rifle in the wood
Q: I recently purchased a Beeman air rifle to shoot in my basement.
THREE people including a 14-year-old girl were taken to hospital after they were shot with what is thought to be an air rifle, police said last night.
A MAN who shot his girlfriend in the backside with an air rifle avoided jail yesterday after a court heard she had forgiven him.
They found Barry Anderson with a gas powered air rifle and a hunting knife with a six-inch blade.
He was arrested in the car park of Tesco's supermarket in Mold by officers who seized his air rifle.
A man who sparked an alert by armed police when he showed off his new air rifle to friends in a cafA has been banned from owning guns.
An inmate found wandering in woodland with a loaded air rifle days after escaping from prison was jailed for a further six months yesterday.
A GUNMAN shot at least seven people with an air rifle in a seaside resort early today.
PROMISING Indian shooter Pooja Ghatkar had a double delight on Sunday as she clinched a gold medal in women's air rifle event and a bronze in the team event on the opening day of the seventh Asian Championship in Kuwait.