air gun

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Synonyms for air gun

a gun that propels a projectile by compressed air

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Working with local gun clubs, Tony sponsors air gun matches which draw 18 to 20 shooters.
BRAHSS is a five year study that aims to test how humpback whales respond to seismic air guns (2010 2014).
22 air gun brought into the training ground by the footballer on February 20.
An air gun pellet had struck him in the chest and ricocheted into his heart causing massive internal bleeding.
Wild birds were the second most-targeted creatures, with 223 found shot, but she said larger wild mammals and dogs were also killed or injured by air guns.
The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) dealt with 197 calls regarding air gun incidents on animals last year.
The Viper Express provides hours of fun compared to contemporary air guns, the shotgun/rifle combination will provide rifle enthusiast new opportunities for hunting with performance air guns.
It makes you wonder if someone in Coventry is going round shooting cats with air guns.
The bill already included raising the minimum age of purchase for air guns to 18 and a new offence of firing an air gun beyond the boundary of private premises.
Linda Mitchell, 40, from Roker, Sunderland, who gave up her job as a clerical worker to campaign for new laws on air gun control after her son Micah, then 12, was shot in the face near his home, said: "I believe people should only be allowed to have an air gun if they are licensed to do so.
Blaydon's John McWilliam who, along with Gateshead East and Washington West MP Joyce Quin, took up the cause with us and Gateshead Council after Nicola Diston was blinded in one eye in an air gun attack, was delighted.
But the air gun that shoots the nails into the wood was even scarier.
Now, ISE's Daisy(R) Air Gun Fun PC game makes it even easier to find a place to shoot together -- from their home computer.
Tenders are invited for Supply of Hot Air Gun Temperature range :50 - 630degC Power input :2000W Airflow Rate :150/300/500L/min Weight :0.
A SCHOOLBOY was killed as he innocently played a popular childhood game with a friend after apparently finding an air gun in his father's garage, it emerged yesterday.