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Synonyms for air rifle

a gun that propels a projectile by compressed air

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During the rally, four girls were seen brandishing air rifles and firing them while five others were seen showcasing swords, police said.
WHILE I can understand a member of the public who is not used to seeing an air rifle getting apprehensive at the sight of one, I think your story in Monday's Examiner (September 10th) shows a lack of understanding over what the air rifle is used for.
The Challenger is the preferred sporter class air rifle for competitive marksmanship programs throughout the country, including the Marine Corps JROTC, Army JROTC, Air Force JROTC, Navy JROTC, American Legion and 4-H.
Air rifles are nothing new, and neither are semiautomatic air rifles.
Big-bore air rifles (and hunting with them) are nothing new, a fact the Mandan Indians could attest to after seeing Meriwether Lewis's 22-shot .46 caliber Giradoni air rifle during Lewis and Clark's 1804 Voyage of Discovery.
All three .22 air rifles were in individual cases - two older black and brown models with black coloured sights on top, and an Air Arms 200 model with a black Stirling scope on top.
Anyone with information or who has been offered the air rifles for sale should contact Northumbria Police on 101 ext 69191.
BSA's flagship PCP air rifle, the R-10 Mk2, is a significant improvement over the original model first launched in 2009.
Rachel Knight, prosecuting, said police found six air rifles, two of which Johns confirmed he had used regularly to help a local farmer keep vermin down, in containers.
Even though the air rifles have a double recoil spring piston, readings taken at both ends of the air-gun against the dynamometer were extremely low.
The guns, Weihrauch HW 100 air rifles, were taken from the hotel's fishing and shooting lodge and police believe at least two men may have been involved.
Police removed two air rifles from the semidetached house.
The Stoeger X-Series is an exciting new line of modern high-tech air rifles. Developed Italian engineers and designers, these high-power air rifles embody the fine styling of quality European sporting arms combined with rugged ergonomic design and quality manufacture.