air gun


noun

a gun operated by compressed air.

Nearby words

  1. air freshener,
  2. air frost,
  3. air gap,
  4. air gauge,
  5. air guitar,
  6. air hammer,
  7. air harbor,
  8. air hardening,
  9. air hoist,
  10. air hole

Origin of air gun

First recorded in 1745–55

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air gun

noun

a gun discharged by means of compressed air
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