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Browning automatic rifle

noun
1.
an air-cooled, fully automatic rifle capable of firing 200 to 350 rounds per minute.
Abbreviation: BAR.
Origin of Browning automatic rifle
1900-1905
First recorded in 1900-05; named after J. M. Browning
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  • The concern prepared to make the Browning automatic rifle, the lighter gun, at a new factory at Meriden, Conn.

  • For the Browning automatic rifle and the Browning machine gun there were specially designed belts and bandoleers.

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