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{n: Browning machine gun, Peacemaker} a belt-fed machine gun capable of firing more than 500 rounds per minute; used by United States troops in World War II and the Korean War



{n: Browning, John M. Browning, John Moses Browning} United States inventor of firearms (especially automatic pistols and repeating rifles and a machine gun called the Peacemaker) (1855-1926)

{n: Gatling gun} an early form of machine gun having several barrels that fire in sequence as they are rotated

{n: Maxim gun} an obsolete water-cooled machine gun having a single barrel

{n: Spandau} a German machine gun

{n: armored car, armoured car} a military combat vehicle on wheels with light armor (and usually a machine gun)

{n: automatic rifle, automatic, machine rifle} light machine gun

{n: burp gun, machine pistol} a fully automatic pistol; a small submachine gun

{n: grease-gun, gun} a hand-operated pump that resembles a revolver; forces grease into parts of a machine

{n: light machine gun} a submachine gun not greater than .30 millimeter

{n: machine gun} a rapidly firing automatic gun (often mounted)

{n: nest} a kind of gun emplacement
"a machine-gun nest"
"a nest of snipers"

{n: staple gun, staplegun, tacker} a hand-held machine for driving staples home

{n: stock, gunstock} the handle of a handgun or the butt end of a rifle or shotgun or part of the support of a machine gun or artillery gun
"the rifle had been fitted with a special stock"

{n: strafe} an attack of machine-gun fire or cannon fire from a low flying airplane
"the next morning they carried out a strafe of enemy airfields"

{n: submachine gun} machine gun that is a portable automatic firearm

{v: machine gun} shoot with a machine gun

{v: remove, take, take away, withdraw} remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, taking off, etc. or remove something abstract
"remove a threat"
"remove a wrapper"
"Remove the dirty dishes from the table"
"take the gun from your pocket"
"This machine withdraws heat from the environment"


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