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stun

(stŭn),
To stupefy; to render unconscious by cerebral trauma.
[A.S. stunian, to make a loud noise]

stun

(stŭn) [Fr. estoner, to shake]
To render unconscious, e.g. by an electrical shock or trauma to the head.
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"You can see the front end of the stun gun and you can see its got some metal filaments on the end, semi-circular metal filaments, and that's the bit where the electricity is discharged as it is used."
Joshua Nicholson and Adam Hunting bought stun guns abroad
One of the difficulties they are encountering now is being confronted with people such as yourself either with real guns or imitation guns or, here, a stun gun.
Stun guns affect the central nervous system, leaving victims unable to escape as they lose control of their muscles.
In the several cases cited in the ruling, the stun belts' damaging effects on a person as well as their controversial history are well recognized.
Across the state, 610 people were involved in police stun gun incidents last year and 419 of them received an electrical shock.
Stun guns vary in voltage and size, but there is little national data on fatalities resulting from consumer use of stun guns.
This kit features a stun gun, a Jogger pepper spray and a mini model pepper spray.
"We acknowledge that stun guns may have value for purposes of self-defense, but because they are not protected by the Second Amendment and because a rational basis exists for their prohibition, the lawfulness of their possession and use is a matter for the Legislature,'' the SJC ruling states.
After receiving the same, they will order more stun guns.
Unauthorised possession of a stun gun is an offence, he added, and anyone finding it should contact the police immediately.
Illegal stun guns, which fire millions of volts, are considered much more dangerous.