Some articles on gun, guns:
... mounted the Kampfwagenkanone 37 L/24 (KwK 37 L/24) 75 mm (2.95 in) tank gun, which was a low-velocity gun designed to mainly fire high-explosive shells ... A 7.92 mm (0.31 in) MG 34 machine gun was mounted coaxially with the main gun in the turret, while a second machine gun of the same type was mounted in the front plate of the hull ... thickness of 30 millimetres (1.18 in), and the hull-mounted machine gun was replaced by a covered pistol port ...
... the German light tanks, Polish anti-tank guns proved more of a threat, reinforcing German faith in the value of the close-support Panzer IV ... However, Panzer IVs armed with the KwK 37 L/24 75-millimetre (2.95 in) tank gun found it difficult to engage French tanks such as Somua S35 and Char B1 ... Although the Panzer IV was deployed to North Africa with the German Afrika Korps, until the longer gun variant began production, the tank was outperformed by the Panzer III with respect to armor penetration ...
... Two synchronized machine guns were mounted in the cowling, firing over the top of the engine and through the propeller arc ... When it was discovered in 1937 that the RAF was planning eight-gun batteries for its new Hawker Hurricane and Supermarine Spitfire fighters, it was decided that the Bf 109 should be more heavily armed ... The problem was that the only place available to mount additional guns was in the wings ...
... The dog must be taught to stay within gun range to avoid flushing a bird outside of shooting distance ... Gun dogs must investigate likely covers for upland game birds ... dog should be steady to wing and shot, meaning that he sits when a bird rises or a gun is fired ...
More definitions of "gun":
- (noun): A person who shoots a gun (as regards their ability).
- (noun): A pedal that controls the throttle valve.
Synonyms: accelerator, accelerator pedal, gas pedal, gas, throttle
- (noun): A professional killer who uses a gun.
Synonyms: gunman, gunslinger, hired gun, gun for hire, triggerman, hit man, hitman, torpedo, shooter
- (noun): A weapon that discharges a missile at high velocity (especially from a metal tube or barrel).
- (noun): The discharge of a gun as signal or as a salute in military ceremonies.
Example: "A twenty gun salute"
- (noun): A hand-operated pump that resembles a gun; forces grease into parts of a machine.
Famous quotes related to gun:
“As for fowling, during the last years that I carried a gun my excuse was that I was studying ornithology, and sought only new or rare birds. But I confess that I am now inclined to think that there is a finer way of studying ornithology than this. It requires so much closer attention to the habits of the birds, that, if for that reason only, I have been willing to omit the gun.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)
“Resorts advertised for waitresses, specifying that they must appear in short clothes or no engagement. Below a Gospel Guide column headed, Where our Local Divines Will Hang Out Tomorrow, was an account of spirited gun play at the Bon Ton. In Jeff Winneys California Concert Hall, patrons bucked the tiger under the watchful eye of Kitty Crawhurst, popular lady gambler.”
—Administration in the State of Colo, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)
“Id like to say I didnt intend to kill her. But when you have a gun ... you always intend ... when you have to.”
—Ketti Frings (19151981)
“Tall tales were told of the sociability of the Texans, one even going so far as to picture a member of the Austin colony forcing a stranger at the point of a gun to visit him.”
—Administration in the State of Texa, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)