air gun


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Synonyms for air gun

a gun that propels a projectile by compressed air

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"On examination, it was discovered that both cats had air gun pellets embedded under their skin.
Pellet Choices Choosing a pellet for an air gun is similar to choosing ammunition for a firearm; You'll have to shoot several pellet types to determine which shoots best for your task.
The Animal Party said on Tuesday it will be directly informing the chief of police over animals being shot at with air guns in neighbourhoods.
Air gun arrays are a highly mature marine seismic source concept wherein the physics is well understood, and the emitted three-dimensional acoustic wavefield can be accurately modeled.
RSPCA inspector Kaye Smith said: "Sadly the RSPCA does see many reports of air gun shooting every year.
"We believe air gun misuse is happening on a large scale and what we see at the RSPCA could be the tip of the iceberg.
Demot said: "We believe air gun misuse is happening on a large scale and what we see at the RSPCA could be the tip of the iceberg.
Mandatory licensing would be an effective start, but we also need improved enforcement of air gun legislation as well as better, more targeted education and explanation of the law for those buying one.
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.
Police also recovered the caliber .22 Philcolt Air Gun after it was turned over by a village councilor to police operatives.
The National Marine Fisheries Service has granted permits for five companies to perform seismic air gun tests.
"Every year the RSPCA receives almost 1,000 calls to investigate cases and help hundreds of animals that are the defenceless victims of air gun attacks.
DUBAI: A stray cat has been left severely injured in Al Warqa 3 after being shot with an air gun.
Regarding current air rifle regulations for small game on private land, there are no restrictions on air gun type, caliber, velocity minimums or magazine capacity for furbearers, wild hogs, gray squirrels, and rabbits.