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Synonyms for semiautomatic

a pistol that is a semiautomatic firearm capable of loading and firing continuously

partially automatic

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(of firearms) capable of automatic loading and firing continuously

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Those who plot mass violence shouldn't be able to obtain semiautomatic weapons so easily, whether we define these people as terrorists or not.
one fellow officer was injured and another killed by semiautomatic weapons, he said.
Equipment suppliers who recognize the needs of this sector--populated by small original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and contract assemblers, design and prototyping specialists, and the product development departments of original design manufacturers (ODMs) and mid-size electronics manufacturing services (EMS) businesses--have realigned their product ranges to deliver new flexibility for the semiautomatic market.
62x39 mm semiautomatic rifle, striking both officers at close range.
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Appellant backed up, pulled out a black semiautomatic handgun, and the gun discharged.
This bill not only repeals DC's handgun ban, but also legalizes semiautomatic assault weapons and 50 caliber sniper rifles in the District of Columbia.
38-caliber semiautomatic handgun was still clutched in his hand.
The 60-page resource guide outlines manual, semiautomatic and automatic adhesive dispensing and curing equipment.
Among those who carried a firearm during the offense for which they were sent to prison, about 10 percent of the state and federal prisoners carried a military-style, semiautomatic weapon.
Colonel Jeff Cooper popularized the terminology used to describe the state of a semiautomatic pistol in terms of its readiness for firing.
In 1997, more than a dozen EPA agents armed with semiautomatic weapons stormed into his wire mesh plant in Orthbridge, acting on an anonymous tip that he was violating the Clean Water Act by sending highly acidic wastewater through the sewage system.
Later, the three officers went outside to check security in the parking lot, where one of the individuals involved in the earlier fight approached the officers firing a 9 mm semiautomatic handgun.