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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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Accuracy of air rifles can vary greatly depending on the pellet.
We are witnessing a modern renaissance in air rifles designed for hunting with more accurate, more powerful, and more user-friendly options arriving every year.
The vet said that he had been shot at range with an air rifle.
Pre Qualification: Procurement Of Air Rifles, Air Pistols, Ammunition And Allied Accessories
22 ammunition, we anticipate youth and clubs becoming more interested in air rifles than in the past.
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Judge Twomlow ordered the forfeiture of the air rifles.
It appears that the author is mounting a cartridge rifle scope (Tasco four power) on an air rifle.
A GIRL of five was being treated in hospital last night after being shot in the neck with an air rifle.
Cardiff Crown Court heard that Russell Cyril Saunders had been hoarding air rifles, stun guns and terrorist literature in his bed sit.
Webley and Scott, one of the world's leading manufacturers of air rifles and pistols, faced financial problems because of dwindling sales as a result of new Government legislation restricting the ownership of such weapons, the tribunal was told.