antiaircraft\ gun


antiaircraft\ gun
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  • antiaircraft gun — Artillery piece fired from the ground or shipboard in defense against aerial attack. They were first used in combat in World War I, when field artillery were converted to antiaircraft use by mountings that enabled them to fire nearly vertically.… …   Universalium

  • antiaircraft gun — noun artillery designed to shoot upward at airplanes • Syn: ↑antiaircraft, ↑flak, ↑flack, ↑pom pom, ↑ack ack, ↑ack ack gun • Derivationally related forms: ↑antiaircraft ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • antiaircraft gun — large mounted gun used in defense against enemy aircraft …   English contemporary dictionary

  • antiaircraft — [an΄tīer′kraft΄] adj. used for defense against hostile aircraft [an antiaircraft gun] …   English World dictionary

  • antiaircraft — I noun artillery designed to shoot upward at airplanes • Syn: ↑antiaircraft gun, ↑flak, ↑flack, ↑pom pom, ↑ack ack, ↑ack ack gun • Hypernyms: ↑gun …   Useful english dictionary

  • gun — Synonyms and related words: AA gun, Armstrong, BAR, BB gun, Benet Mercie, Beretta, Big Bertha, Bren, Bren gun, Browning, Cain, Colt, Garand, Garand rifle, Garling, Gatling, Gatling gun, Hotchkiss, Krupp, Lancaster, Lee Enfield, Lee Metford, Lewis …   Moby Thesaurus

  • gun — gun1 gunless, adj. /gun/, n., v., gunned, gunning. n. 1. a weapon consisting of a metal tube, with mechanical attachments, from which projectiles are shot by the force of an explosive; a piece of ordnance. 2. any portable firearm, as a rifle,… …   Universalium

  • gun — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. firearm (see arms). II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A cannon] Syn. piece, orDNAnce, heavy orDNAnce, rifle. Types of large guns include: long gun, siege gun, howitzer, mortar, antitank gun, culverin, field… …   English dictionary for students

  • gun — I n. 1) to aim; fire; point a gun at smb. 2) to turn a gun on smb. 3) to draw a gun 4) to hold a gun on smb.; to hold a gun to smb. s head 5) to load; unload a gun 6) to man a gun 7) (artillery) to lay ( adjust ) a gun 8) to carry, pack (AE,… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • ack-ack gun — noun artillery designed to shoot upward at airplanes • Syn: ↑antiaircraft, ↑antiaircraft gun, ↑flak, ↑flack, ↑pom pom, ↑ack ack • Derivationally related forms: ↑antiaircraft ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • 3"/50 caliber gun — Infobox Weapon name= 3 Inch / 50 Cal Gun (Mk 22) caption= origin= United States type= Dual Purpose Naval Gun is ranged= is bladed= is explosive= is artillery= yes is vehicle= is UK= service= used by= US Navy wars= designer= design date=… …   Wikipedia