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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Bland, who began the day a single shot behind halfway leaders Joel Stalter and Lagergren, bounced back from a bogey at the second with three straight gains from the fourth to reach the turn in 34.
Another resource is the The American Single Shot Rifle Association (assra.
Of all things, a single shot Uberti copy of a Browning Low Wall rifle--in .
In terms of the hunt, I admit a certain prejudice in favor of the single shot as strictly a varmint and small-game rifle.
At Single Shot Retrievers we are most rewarded when a customer returns to tell us how great the dog performed on its first hunt.
1" in the single shot rifle category, Remington's "760" in the pump action rifle category, and LC Smith's "Field" in the side by side shotgun category.
16, 2013, the buck eased to within 30 yards, and Jim was able to take him with a single shot from his crossbow.
Prince Harry failed to get a single shot in as he played basketball with students during a visit with his brother and sister-in-law to a college in south-east London.
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".
Summary: 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 Ryder cup star opened up with a solid round of 71 last year, but found himself eight stroke abrift of follow English man Philip Anchor, whose stunning round of 63 gave him eight three - shot lead over Nick Doughterly, Retaire Goosen and Henrik Stenson Gasey, s Class told in the trophy by a single shot.