single shot


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single shot

[′siŋ·gəl ′shät]
(ordnance)
Semiautomatic operation of an automatic gun, in which the trigger must be pulled for each shot fired.
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I've always yearned for a dainty, modern stocked, scope adaptable, single shot chambered in one of the new, snappy, rimfire rounds.
Single Shot Retrievers trains all its clients' dogs to hunt using training methods that focus on the dogs' natural instincts.
My experience with exposed hammer rifles, whether lever action or single shot, is that manipulating the hammer can be a problem when a scope is mounted.
Most of the grownups 1 knew carried doubles, but the first gun of most youngsters was a single shot.
Asked how the snipers could kill with a single shot in darkness, Vice Admiral WilliamGortney said: "They're "extremely, extremely, well-trained".
BEIRUT: A young man killed his fiancee with a single shot to the head before taking his own life in the same manner in Beirut's Achrafieh on Friday, police said.
The freedom of design in polyurethanes makes it possible to produce structures in a single shot without costly secondary finishing, even with undercuts, ribs, and big differences in wall thickness.
Readers new to Matthew Jones will want to seek out his early novels: A Single Shot, Deepwater, and Blind Pursuit.
Within 30 minutes, they gave five of the animals a single shot of the vaccine.
All the jarheads, killing and dying, will always be me," says the Swofford character back home, a ravaged combat veteran who never even fired a single shot in battle, and yet whose hands will never forget the grip of his rifle.
Chased by a security guard Friday, the getaway car containing White and two accomplices was spotted by deputies about three miles from the bank and pulled to the curb in a business park, where deputies said they heard a single shot from inside the car.
There is a compelling rationale for the development of a single shot Japanese encephalitis vaccine and we believe SingVax is well positioned in this market.