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automatic fire

[¦ȯd·ə¦mad·ik ′fīr]
(ordnance)
Continuous fire from an automatic gun until the pressure on the trigger is released.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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