English-Norwegian translation of firearm

Translation of the word firearm from english to norwegian, with synonyms, antonyms, verb conjugation, pronunciation, anagrams, examples of use.

firearm in Norwegian

small armsnoun skytevåpen [n]
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Definitions of firearm
1. firearm - a portable gun; "he wore his firearm in a shoulder holster"
  gun the discharge of a firearm as signal or as a salute in military ceremonies; "two runners started before the gun"; "a twenty gun salute"
  autoloader, self-loader a firearm that reloads itself
  firing pin striker that ignites the charge by striking the primer
  lock any wrestling hold in which some part of the opponent's body is twisted or pressured
  muzzle loader an obsolete firearm that was loaded through the muzzle
  handgun, pistol, shooting iron, side arm a firearm that is held and fired with one hand
  repeating firearm, repeater a firearm that can fire several rounds without reloading
  rifle a shoulder firearm with a long barrel and a rifled bore; "he lifted the rifle to his shoulder and fired"
  riot gun a firearm designed to disperse rioters rather than to inflict serious injury or death
  scattergun, shotgun firearm that is a double-barreled smoothbore shoulder weapon for firing shot at short ranges
  sights an optical instrument for aiding the eye in aiming, as on a firearm or surveying instrument
  smoothbore a firearm that has no rifling
  .22, twenty-two a .22 caliber firearm (pistol or rifle)
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A firearm is a device which projects either single or multiple projectiles at high velocity through a controlled explosion. The firing occurs by the gases produced through rapid, confined burning of a propellant. This process of rapid burning is technically known as deflagration.

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