air gun

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Synonyms for air gun

a gun that propels a projectile by compressed air

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Our 24-hour cruelty hotline receives hundreds of calls every year reporting air gun attacks on animals.
The Bahraini was on his way to Bahrain from the UAE, where he attends university, when Customs officers found the air gun in his luggage at Bahrain International Airport.
Inspector Jenny Anderton said: "This cat must have been through a terrifying ordeal, being shot by an air gun not once but twice.
In 2017 alone the charity received 884 calls reporting air gun attacks on animals across England and Wales.
Our monitoring of UK press reports shows that three cats are killed or injured by an air gun each week and this is likely to be an underestimate because most attacks are never witnessed or reported.
Our monitoring of press reports shows three cats killed or injured by an air gun each week but most are never witnessed or reported.
The 42nd edition of International Air Gun Competition-Grand Prix Belgrade 2017 started in Serbia on December 8, and will run through December 10.
Dimapur (Nagaland) [India], June 28 ( ANI ): The 41 Assam Rifles division of the Indian Army on Wednesday arrested two individuals who had in their possession a pistol, one air gun, two live rounds of ammunition and were driving around in an unregistered car.
The nature and extent of behavioral changes are likely to vary with factors such as air gun duty cycles and received sound pressure levels, particle velocities, and frequencies, as well as species, life stage, health and physiological state, ambient sound levels, previous experience with similar sounds, and other factors (Hawkins et al.
Ms Proctor added: "At the moment, the RSPCA is calling for tighter controls with better education and explanation of the law when buying an air gun and that everyone must receive basic safety training before being allowed to walk out of the shop.
Before then, anyone in possession of an air gun can either obtain a certificate or hand their weapon in to police.
com/news/us-news/jacksonville-florida-police-shoot-14-year-old-boy-carrying-airsoft-n478961) teen wielding an air gun was shot in the leg by an officer and survived the encounter.
EXAIR (Cincinnati, OH) has announced its Ion Air Gun, which removes static electricity, contaminants, and dust from parts prior to labeling, assembly, packaging, painting, or finishing.
Ossy, pictured, suffered a cracked femur earlier this year after being hit by an air gun.