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[em-siks-teen] /ˈɛmˌsɪksˈtin/
noun, plural M-16s.
a lightweight, fully automatic rifle shooting a small-caliber bullet at an extremely high velocity: a U.S. Army combat weapon for mobile units and jungle fighting. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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model 16 [rifle]
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