gun gun  /ˈɡən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a weapon that discharges a missile at high velocity (especially from a metal tube or barrel)
  2. (n) large but transportable armament
  3. (n) a person who shoots a gun (as regards their ability)
  4. (n) a professional killer who uses a gun
  5. (n) a hand-operated pump that resembles a revolver; forces grease into parts of a machine
  6. (n) a pedal that controls the throttle valve
  7. (n) the discharge of a firearm as signal or as a salute in military ceremonies
  8. (v) shoot with a gun

Usage(s):

  1. New research on tough firearms restrictions passed in Australia in 1996 suggests they have had little impact on gun violence.
  2. The Virginia Tech massacre has prompted calls for gun restrictions, but gun rights activists have taken the offensive.
  3. Durn's gun-club membership allowed him to buy the two guns he used as well as a third found on his person.

News

  1. Gun range noise annoys Montgomery residents

    Point Blank Gun Store & Shooting Range in Blue Ash has received complaints from a Montgomery resident since it opened, but officials from both cities say the range is operating well within the law.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer

  2. Gun Stocks Soar as Debate Continues

    Gun Stocks Soar as Debate Continues        
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The Motley Fool

  3. Gun control: Doing it right

    THERE'S SMART gun control and not-so-smart gun control. The latter type imposes more restrictions on law-abiding citizens. It creates mostly frustration and red tape. Criminals ignore such provisions - like they do with existing laws.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Savannah Morning News

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Quotes

  1. Asked if he knows what the scope of those inquiries are, Mara said: "I do not know, no. I guess the circumstances of how he got shot, whose gun it was. There are a lot of questions like that that are still unanswered."
    on Nov 29, 2008 By: John Mara Source: Houston Chronicle

  2. "When Hemingway killed himself he put a period at the end of his life; old age is more like a semicolon," Vonnegut said with a wheezy laugh worthy of a long-term chain smoker. "My father, like Hemingway, was a gun nut and was very unhappy...
    on Sep 15, 2005 By: Kurt Vonnegut Source: MSNBC

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