carbine carbine  /ˈkɑr ˌbaɪn/

Definition(s):

  • (n) light automatic rifle

Usage(s):

  1. They spotted what appeared to be two men, one carrying a duffle bag, the other a suitcase and a carbine.
  2. When the last carbine bullet splattered to a stop and the final Hotchkiss shell exploded, more than half the 350 Indian men, women and children were dead.
  3. Driving home one night, Lacson was nearly killed by a burst of carbine fire.

News

  1. Army ends new rifle contest

    Weapons makers can't come up with a better option than the existing M4 as the cost of new carbines comes under scrutiny.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: MSN

  2. Army Kills Competition To Replace Service Rifle

    The Army announced today it is formally concluding its Individual Carbine competition without selecting a winner to replace the M4 Carbine.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Business Insider

  3. Army kills carbine competition

    The $50 million competition to build a better carbine is dead.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Army Times

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Quotes

  1. "The gaming community should be excited to see what great things come out of Carbine Studios in the coming years," said Garriott.
    on Oct 5, 2007 By: Robert Garriott Source: VNUNet.com

  2. "Jordan denied everything, and yet he had the authority to enter the prison's 'hard site' -where the most important detainees were held-carrying a carbine and an M9 pistol, which is against regulations," Taguba said.
    on Jun 16, 2007 By: Antonio Taguba Source: uruknet.info

  3. Managing Director Dr John Bishop commented that "The acquisition of the Mt Carbine Tungsten mine is an exciting move which will raise the company up to the next level. The results from the Crow King surveys look particularly promising and our...
    on Apr 28, 2008 By: John Bishop Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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