[ em-wuhn ]
/ ˈɛmˈwʌn /
noun, plural M-1's.
a semiautomatic, gas-operated, .30 caliber, clip-fed rifle, with a weight of 8.56 pounds (3.88 kg): the standard U.S. Army rifle in World War II and in the Korean War.
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I had one gun, an M-1 from World War I, but it was sawed down a little bit.Mike Tyson Opens Up About His Rape Conviction, Brad Pitt, and Love of Pinkberry|Marlow Stern|November 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
One for the M-1 rifle and the other for the carbine—rather, this is the M-14, the new one.Warren Commission (8 of 26): Hearings Vol. VIII (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
Did he have exposure on another course for M-1 firing at a later date?Warren Commission (11 of 26): Hearings Vol. XI (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
British Dictionary definitions for m-1 (1 of 3)
/ (ɛm) /
noun plural m's, M's or Ms
the 13th letter and tenth consonant of the modern English alphabet
a speech sound represented by this letter, usually a bilabial nasal, as in mat
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astronomy Messier catalogue; a catalogue published in 1784, in which 103 nebulae and clusters are listed using a numerical systemM13 is the globular cluster in Hercules
(in Britain) motorwaythe M1 runs from London to Leeds
- mature audience (used to describe a category of film certified as suitable for viewing by anyone over the age of 15)
- (as modifier)an M film
logic the middle term of a syllogism
physics mutual inductance
(Roman numeral) 1000See Roman numerals
Malta (international car registration)
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Science definitions for m-1
Abbreviation of mass, meter
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