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automatic fire

[¦ȯd·ə¦mad·ik ′fīr]
(ordnance)
Continuous fire from an automatic gun until the pressure on the trigger is released.
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Numerous companies and/or individuals DOJ has licensed are in the businesses of renting fully automatic firearms to movie and TV studios within the Los Angeles city limits--including one of our plaintiffs.
We believe the weapon used was an automatic firearm and we are doing a full forensic recovery at the house from bullets lodged in the window frames and from the fascia of the house.
The first part comprises killings by sharp shooters, the second results of direct shoots by automatic firearm and semi-automatic weapon, more likely by the law enforcement officers.
At the Department of Justice, meanwhile, Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Saturday took an incremental step toward banning bump stocks, devices that can make semi-automatic weapons fire like fully automatic firearms.
He also called for banning automatic firearms across the country and said the federal government would seize all automatic firearms if his cabinet was to approve.
It is time that effectives measures were taken to stop automatic firearms from ending up with ordinary citizens.
The unit was ambushed by an estimated 50 militants, armed with automatic firearms and rocket-propelled grenade launchers.
Only later did the police figure out the USFK had been firing blanks with automatic firearms during a defense drill.
Flores, R-Bryan, said he supports a federal ban on "bump stocks," which Stephen Paddock used to make rifles shoot more like automatic firearms, The Hill reported Wednesday.
The assailants were reportedly armed with automatic firearms.
Given recent reports of men and teenagers shooting randomly at innocent citizens, the movie allegedly appears to condone the use of automatic firearms by a regular individual.
Similar to Friday's attack, it was executed by unknown assailants on motorcycles, using automatic firearms.

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