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automatic pistol

[¦ȯd·ə¦mad·ik ′pis·təl]
(ordnance)
A pistol able to operate as an automatic weapon.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The leftist urban guerrillas, who kidnapped him and killed his five guards on March 16, riddled his body with shots from an automatic pistol around dawn yesterday morning, according to first reports from an autopsy.
The haul includes deadly sawn-off shotguns, automatic pistols and high-powered crossbows.
The haul includes sawn-off shotguns, automatic pistols and high powered crossbows.
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Unfortunately, as he turned the corner, he found himself staring directly into the barrel of a 9mm automatic pistol.
A security guard at the building found the man bleeding from the head and with an automatic pistol in his hand on a sidewalk near the building at around 5:15 a.m.
WORRIED IRA bosses have launched a full-scale inquiry into the disappearance of a 9mm automatic pistol from a secure arms cache in south Belfast.
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Twenty automatic pistol of various calibre and 15 live cartridges of 7.65 bore were recovered from the possession of the duo.
Meanwhile, French officials said two explosive vests and an automatic pistol were found in the St Denis area of Paris where ringleader Abdelhamid Abaaoud was killed in a raid.
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