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gun

 
Noun gun has 7 senses
  1. gun - a weapon that discharges a missile at high velocity (especially from a metal tube or barrel)
    --1 is a kind of
    weapon, arm, weapon system
    --1 has parts:
     action, action mechanism; barrel, gun barrel; cartridge ejector, ejector; cartridge extractor, cartridge remover, extractor; cartridge holder, cartridge clip, clip, magazine; firing chamber, gun chamber; gunlock, firing mechanism; gun muzzle, muzzle; gunsight, gun-sight; gun trigger, trigger; safety catch, safety lock; stock, gunstock
    --1 has particulars:
     air gun, airgun, air rifle; antiaircraft, antiaircraft gun, flak, flack, pom-pom, ack-ack, ack-ack gun; breechloader; cannon; cannon; firearm, piece, small-arm; gas gun; minute gun; Quaker gun; set gun, spring gun; whaling gun
    Derived form: verb gun1
  2. artillery, heavy weapon, gun, ordnance - large but transportable armament
    --2 is a kind of armament
    --2 is a part of battery
    --2 has parts: stock, gunstock
    --2 has particulars:
     cannon; catapult, arbalest, arbalist, ballista, bricole, mangonel, onager, trebuchet, trebucket; field artillery, field gun; four-pounder
    Derived form: verb gun1
  3. gunman, gun - a person who shoots a gun (as regards their ability)
    --3 is a kind of shot, shooter
    Derived form: verb gun1
  4. gunman, gunslinger, hired gun, gun, gun for hire, triggerman, hit man, hitman, torpedo, shooter - a professional killer who uses a gun
    --4 is a kind of murderer, liquidator, manslayer
    Derived form: verb gun1
  5. grease-gun, gun - a hand-operated pump that resembles a gun; forces grease into parts of a machine
    --5 is a kind of pump
  6. accelerator, accelerator pedal, gas pedal, gas, throttle, gun - a pedal that controls the throttle valve; "he stepped on the gas"
    --6 is a kind of pedal, treadle, foot pedal, foot lever
    --6 is a part of
     car, auto, automobile, machine, motorcar; airplane, aeroplane, plane
  7. gun - the discharge of a gun as signal or as a salute in military ceremonies; "a twenty gun salute"
    --7 is a kind of
    discharge, firing, firing off
    Derived form: verb gun1
Verb gun has 1 sense
  1. gun - shoot with a gun
    --1 is one way to
    shoot
    Derived forms: noun gun7, noun gun4, noun gun3, noun gun2, noun gun1, noun gunner1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
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