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automatic rifle

[¦ȯd·ə¦mad·ik ′rīf·əl]
(ordnance)
A rifle capable of operating as an automatic weapon.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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THOUSANDS of people stood with heads bowed in cold and windy weather at a silent ceremony to remember the victims of the hand grenade and automatic rifle attack that left five dead in one of Belgium's biggest cities.
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But a burst from an automatic rifle right out in the street with nothing between me and the guy pulling the trigger but my jammies and a thin cement wall snapped my eyes open like popcorn.
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Unarmed O'Neill, 27, died during a police raid when he was hit six times with an automatic rifle in a London hotel room in 1996.
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