gas gun


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gas gun

[′gas ‚gən]
(ordnance)
Automatic gun operated solely by gas, utilizing a portion of the gas pressure from firing a bullet to act on some form of piston-and-cylinder arrangement.
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When the brulees are set they are sprinkled with sugar and glazed with the gas gun to give that lovely crunchy top.
Prisoners were routinely shot with wood blocks and rubber pellets discharged with high velocity from a 37-millimeter gas gun.
Tenders are invited for Tgg-400/1, Butt Assembly For Tear Gas Gun.
Inertia operation is a love-it or hate-it proposition, it seems, with some 100% behind the shoots-everything reliability and others 100% against the somewhat sharper felt recoil when compared to a gas gun.
The Thiot group shot a three-millimetre aluminium ball at 4000 metres/sec from a fixed two-stage light gas gun and recorded the projectile at and after impact using Specialised Imaging's Sim-8 camera, which captured 200,000 frames/sec with 20 nanosecond exposures--the scenario was backlit with a Si-AD500 flash lamp.
The pistol used to shoot him and a converted gas gun fired by the second gunman were later recovered from the getaway car which was reported on fire 13 minutes after the attack.
The figures were released under the Freedom of Information Act after the death of Greater Manchester Police firearms officer PC Ian Terry, who was playing the role of a criminal fleeing in a car when he was shot in the chest by a CS gas gun.
Police believe a gas gun or ball-bearing gun was used to kill the animal," he said.
One of her girls, she said, spent months recovering after being shot in the head by a client with a gas gun.
The companies have collaborated in the past to promote and distribute the NCG Gas Gun.
Under the floorboards at the semi-detached house they said they discovered pipe bombs, a pump-action shotgun, three sawn-off shotguns, "dum-dum"-type exploding bullets and a noxious gas gun.
He conceded Gunther's Derringer gas gun, although illegal in Scotland, was legal in Germany.