squirt gun


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squirt gun

[′skwərt ‚gən]
(engineering)
A device with a bulb and nozzle; when the bulb is pressed, liquid squirts from the nozzle.
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It took the engineer seven years to develop his toy (it was first mass-produced in 1989), but today industry experts call it the world's most popular squirt gun.
Two assassins are hired to kill him but choose the same night that two students from his step-daughter's school are out to "kill" her with a squirt gun in a campus game.
So far, Prolume's only retail product is a squirt gun with nonstaining jellyfish genes that glow upon impact with people or other calcium-coated creatures.
45, while Steve's wife Pat stood by, holding Ronnie's genuine 99-cent dime store squirt gun.
Though they're eager to help, boys and girls can view their individual efforts as being akin to fighting a forest fire with a squirt gun.
However, this is the first time the process has actually been observed, showing that much like how a jet of water shot out of a squirt gun eventually transitions to a fine, misty spray, the corona eventually transitions into a tenuous solar wind plasma roughly 20 million miles from the sun.
Concerned that their findings might be influenced by popular culture, which often depicts gun-slingers as big and strong men, the team conducted two more studies using objects that did not seem to have a macho image - a kitchen knife, a paint brush and a large, brightly coloured toy squirt gun.
Brad Pitt is pretty lethal with a super soaker squirt gun.
So the superiors call a couple of hit men (Dennis Farina, Jack Kehler), who arrive at Herk's home on the same evening Matt plans to "ambush" Herk's lovely teen stepdaughter, Jenny (Zooey Deschanel), with a water squirt gun.
On her last night on the job, as each man popped a balloon, she shot him with red paint from a squirt gun.
Let's just say there's a lot one can do with a squid squirt gun.
According to computer simulations by physicists at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, a fantastically tiny squirt gun that can spit liquids a few hundred nanometers ought to work--if it can be built.