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a person who hunts with a rifle or shotgun
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



a sailor in the Russian Navy (from the early 18th century to 1917) and in several foreign navies who is specially trained to fire ship guns. There were the ranks of gunner and senior gunner.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Caption: Reeder's Howdah pistol based on the Encore frame in 470 GNR. A handful of big game stopping power, for sure.
Characterization of GNRs. The morphology and size of GNRs were characterized by transmission electron microscopy (TEM).
Moreover, due to the long mean free path (MFP) of GNR, scattering effect is not dominant [32]; therefore increasing the BGN geometry will result in a larger forward current.
The GNR data is available online at, and can be filtered and viewed by region and other user-selectable parameters, allowing information to be accessed quickly and easily.
The latest GNR data spans 55 percent of cement milling outside China and reflects key emissions reduction drivers during the past two decades: lower clinker content via blended-powder offerings; investment in mote efficient kiln technology; increasing substitution of coal with alternative fuels; and, an 8 percent decrease in electricity use per ton of cement.
Tribute band, Guns 2 Roses, have become the biggest GNR tribute in history with the credentials to prove it.
AdvanDx today announced the launch of its CE-IVD marked GNR Traffic Light PNA FISH test in Europe.
Capt Ken Masters, 40; Sgt Chris Hickey, 30; Sgt John Jones, 31; L Cpl Allan Douglas, 22; Cpl Gordon Pritchard, 31; Tpr Carl Smith, 23; Capt Richard Holmes, 28; Pte Lee Ellis, 23; Lt Richard Palmer, 27; Fl Lt Sarah-Jayne Mulvihill, 32; Wg Cdr John Coxen, 46; Lt Cdr Darren Chapman, 40; Capt David Dobson, 27; Marine Paul Collins, 21; Pte Joseva Lewaicei, 25; Pte Adam Morris, 19; Lt Tom Mildinhall, 26; L Cpl Paul Farrelly, 27; Cpl John Cosby, 28; Cpl Matthew Cornish, 29; Gnr Samuela Vanua, 27; Gnr Stephen Robert Wright, 20; Gnr Lee Thornton, 22; L Cpl Dennis Brady, 37; Lt Tom Tanswell, 27; Kingsman Jamie Hancock, 19; SSgt Sharron Elliott, 34; WO Class 2 Lee Hopkins, 35; Marine Jason Hylton, 33; Cpl Ben Nowak, 27; Sgt Jonathan Hollingsworth, 35.
In only one week this year has any release topped 1 million in sales--Lil Wayne's "Tha Carter III"--and GNR, Nickelback and Beyonce appear to be the three candidates in line to add to that list.
The GNR expended great effort in planning the Indian Congress at Fort Union, and it was arguably the most important aspect of the entire tour.