air rifle


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air rifle

[′er ‚rīf·əl]
(ordnance)
A low-powered rifle that shoots small metal pellets (BBs) by the action of compressed air. Also known as air gun; BB gun.
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As you might imagine, an air rifle of this quality isn't cheap.
At Stirling Sheriff Court, Burns admitted recklessly discharging the air rifle and causing a pellet to hit his girlfriend "on the body".
Peter Schofield, defending, said Knowles still owed pounds 200 for the air rifle.
Ghatkar had also won a silver medal in the 10m air rifle event at the Senior National Shooting Championships, New Delhi, in December.
Silver medals were picked up by Warnes (individual 3x20), Sarah Wixey (women's trap) Rhys Price (men's skeet) Michael Bamsey and Dan Court (men's air rifle pair), Helen Warnes and Jenny Corish (women's prone), Michael Bamsey and Michael Lewis (men's 3x40) and Coral Kennerley and Nicola Wilson (women's air pistol) The bronze medal included Jenny Corish (3x20), Scott Morgan (men's individual trap), Mike Wixey and Scott Morgan (men's trap pairs), Rhys Price and Steve Taylor (men's skeet), David Phelps and Fred Brown (men's prone pairs) and Craig Auden and Ian Harris (men's air pistol).
22 air rifle of its last pellet and fired into the air - but was horrified when he saw little Tadhg fall from the branches.
Paul White, 29, of Meaburn Road, Selly Oak, has denied wounding and possessing an air rifle.
Incidents/Injuries: GAMO has received one report of an air rifle firing unexpectedly.
Robert Dawson, of Criccieth, allegedly fired an air rifle at Ian Evans after seeing him tearing up plants from a public display.
The new Micro-Meter tank delivers extended shooting time for air rifle shooters interested in firing consistent, quiet and accurate low-velocity pellets in confined area like a backyard or a small range.
A HIGH-FLYING executive was spared a jail term after he admitted shooting an air rifle in a park.
22 air rifle when prohibited because of a previous prison sentence.