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firearms, plural;
  1. A rifle, pistol, or other portable gun

  1. a portable gun; "he wore his firearm in a shoulder holster"
  2. A firearm is a device which projects either single or multiple projectiles at high velocity through a controlled explosion. The firing occurs by the gases produced through rapid, confined burning of a propellant. This process of rapid burning is technically known as deflagration. ...
  3. Firearm was a comic book series created by writer James Dale Robinson and artists Howard Chaykin and Cully Hamner for Malibu Comics' Ultraverse imprint, which lasted 18 issues, with an additional 0 issue. The 0 issue included a 35-minute Firearm movie, on VHS. ...
  4. Firearm is a fictional character, owned by Marvel Comics who exists in that company's Marvel Universe. He is a member of The Jury.
  5. (Firearms (video game)) Firearms (commonly abbreviated as FA) is a first-person shooter video game for Half-Life which originated from a Quake modification. Initially developed in 1998, Firearms was created as a quasi-realistic team-based FPS. ...
  6. A personal weapon that uses explosive powder to propel a metal (usually lead) projectile
  7. (FIREARMS) and other echoes of Fidonet, RIME, and other BBS networks
  8. (FIREARMS) OTS policy is to comply with all federal, state and local firearms law.  Any items which are found to be illegal or stolen will be destroyed or turned over to the proper authorities, in OTS sole discretion, with no payment or compensation to Consignor in such instances. ...
  9. (Firearms) A death or injury caused by handguns. shotguns, hunting rifle, military firearms, or flares.
  10. (Firearms) A weapon that fires projectiles (usually bullets) with explosive propellant in a controlled manner. Also known as a gun, rifle, shotgun, revolver, carbine, etc. ...
  11. (Firearms) Any portable weapons, such as rifles, carbines, machine guns, shotguns, or fowling pieces, from which a shot, bullet, or other projectile may be discharged by an explosive.
  12. (Firearms) Now that's important to all rednecks, they need them to protect themselves because you never know when a bunch of stupid liberals come at once, grouchy history teacher, or a UN pervert might come crawling around.(MOST REDNECKS USE FISTS UNLESS THERE'S A BUNCH MESSED UP LIBERALS AT ONCE)
  13. (Firearms) all types: modern, antique, black powder, matchlocks, military issue
  14. (Firearms) many displays feature firearms from colonial America through the post-Civil War era
  15. A rifle, shotgun or handgun using gunpowder as a propellant. By federal definition, under the 1968 Gun Control Act, antiques are excepted. Under the National Firearms Act, the word designates machine guns, etc. Airguns are not firearms.
  16. Gun, including muzzleloading firearms and modern shotguns, rifles, and handguns.
  17. a device that fires a projectile, using an explosive charge, force of spring, air, or other gas as a propellant. This includes pistols, shotguns, rifles, hand guns, and air rifles (pellet guns). See chapter five for details.
  18. Include robberies in which any firearm is used as a weapon or employed as a means of force to threaten the victim or put the victim in fear. Attempts are included in this category.
  19. Any instrument that projects a missile by gas pressure generated by the combustion of a propellant. Thus, airguns are not, by definition, firearms.
  20. Any weapon which will propel a projectile by the action of an explosive  as defined from 18 U. S. C. 92
  21. Self-destruction, hostility, aggression, desperation, reck-lessness, or danger.
  22. Any pistol or revolver with a barrel length less than 15 inches, any shotgun with a barrel length less than 18 inches or any rifle with a barrel length less than 16 inches, or any pistol, revolver, rifle or shotgun with an overall length of less than 26 inches. ...
  23. A handheld weapon that expels a small projectile at high speed through a controlled explosion.
  24. a device that is designed to launch a projectile by exploding gunpowder.