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gas-operated

[gas-op-uh-rey-tid] /ˈgæsˌɒp əˌreɪ tɪd/
adjective
1.
(of a firearm) using some of the exhaust gases to operate the action.
Origin of gas-operated
1940-1945
First recorded in 1940-45
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