pistol


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A handheld firearm that holds up to 14 rounds of ammunition

pistol

Public health A handheld firearm that holds up to 14 rounds of ammunition. See Ballistics. Cf Assault weapon, Shotgun.

pistol

a weapon for delivery of a missile; usually a weapon to fire a bullet, used in euthanasia.

balling pistol
a device shaped like a pistol but loaded with a medicinal bolus which is fired into the pharynx of a horse by the operation of a spring loaded piston.
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The direct gas impingement pistol is chambered in 5.
This article's intention is to give you the basics for safely fixing problems that may occur with your pistol.
These sockets interface with stainless steel pins in the Masterfire holster, locking the light and thus the pistol into the holster.
They replaced the Browning's efficient, but difficult-to-produce, thumb and grip safeties with a simple lever on the left side of the frame which, when rotated up 45 degrees, blocked trigger movement and did double-duty as a slide hold-open lever to help disassemble the pistol.
In June, Ruger announced it was recalling all Mark IV pistols (including 22/45 models) manufactured prior to June 1, 2017.
The course is a follow-on course to the NRA Basic Pistol or First Steps Pistol Shooting Course.
Finally, the Flying Circle Pistol Rug has MOLLE straps on the back you can use, even to attach it to a regular belt, if the mood strikes.
The Swiss were the first to adopt this new pistol in 1900, and they went through several design iterations with it.
This is to ensure that each PNP personnel who gets a service pistol will be able to use it appropriately," he said.
They clinched bronze in Air Pistol Junior Women, Air Pistol Junior Men ( two bronze) and Standard Pistol Junior Men categories.
Colt's Gold Cup is primarily a target pistol for American Conventional Pistol and National Match Course events under National Rifle Association and Civilian Marksmanship Program rules.
Firing shots from this pistol from a close range into a human being can result in severe injuries.