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gun

Drug slang
noun A regional term for term for a syringe.

verb To inject an abuse substance—e.g., heroin.

Forensics
noun A weapon that fires projectiles capable of causing grievous bodily harm or killing a land-based target.
 
Vox populi
noun A device used to discharge a projectile in a targeted direction.

verb To target and attack another person, usually understood in a metaphorical sense, as in “To gun for someone”.

gun

noun Drug slang A regionally popular street term for a syringeVox populi A device used to discharge a projectile in a targeted direction. See Gene gun, Heavy guns verb Drug slang To inject an illicit drug–regionally popular.

gun

1. weapon for firing a projectile.
2. of the top rank, e.g. gun shearer.

balling gun
see balling gun.
dart gun
gun dog
one of the group of domestic dogs developed for use in hunting fowl. The dogs work with the hunter by detecting the scent of birds on the ground, then indicating their location (setters, pointers) or flushing them from the undergrowth, or by retrieving the fallen bird (retrievers). Called also sporting dogs.
drenching gun
a handheld metal automatic syringe capable of delivering a preset dose of agent, most commonly an anthelmintic, and with a variable dose up to about 4 oz or about 120 ml, via the mouth.
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Thirty-six barrels of gunpowder wouldn't have been enough to kill King James I.
In the early days of artillery, the detonation of gunpowder inside a cannon to launch the ball was sometimes overshadowed by the unacceptable detonation of the gun itself, which might gravely injure or kill those in its immediate vicinity.
After searching the house, six pistols and pump-action rifles were found there in addition to quantities of spare parts for weapons, machinery used to manufacture spare parts and one kilogram of gunpowder.
Sources said the bomb was prepared with large quantities of ammonium nitrate, nails, detonator, metal sticks and gunpowder mixed with tiny iron pellets (see pics).
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