air gun


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air gun

[′er ‚gən]
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air gun

1. Same as spray gun.
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This is in contrast with Scotland and Northern Ireland, which both have sensible, modern laws in place that require licensing of air guns. In 2017, 164 cats in the UK were reported in the press as being shot with an air gun and this figure is only the tip of the iceberg.
Since this is an air gun, the hammer strikes a valve, which opens briefly to release a burst of pressurized gas that then pushes the pellet down the rifled barrel.
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Sources are now towed outside the innermost two streamers, and behind the front of the streamers, they include a variety of marine vibrator concepts, use a variety of air gun and marine vibrator designs to emphasize ultra-low frequency output for strategic signal processing applications, and also may involve a new paradigm of treating all seismic data as one continuous dataset rather than a sequential set of many thousands of independent records.
The RSPCA is calling for air guns to be licensed as the figures also revealed the animal charity received 7,671 reports of animals being shot in 2018 across England and Wales.
As well as mandatory licencing, the RSPCA is calling for a range of measures to tackle the problem of air guns.
Dermot "Animals are suffering horrendous injuries and often dying as a result of air gun attacks and these weapons are also potentially extremely dangerous for people.
"This, along with better education and explanation of the law when buying an air gun, and requirements that everyone must receive basic safety training before being allowed to walk out of the shop could help relieve the problem.
The RSPCA is calling for better regulation of air weapons after receiving 884 calls reporting air gun attacks on animals across England and Wales last year.
Our worst fears were confirmed when an X-Ray revealed it had an air gun pellet lodged in its stomach body."
PCP air guns propelling an arrow or bolt may also be used to take wild turkey during established spring turkey seasons.