Gatling machine gun


Gatling machine gun
картечница Гатлинга

English-Russian arms dictionary. 2013.

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  • Machine gun — Gun Gun (g[u^]n), n. [OE. gonne, gunne; of uncertain origin; cf. Ir., Gael., & LL. gunna, W. gum; possibly (like cannon) fr. L. canna reed, tube; or abbreviated fr. OF. mangonnel, E. mangonel, a machine for hurling stones.] 1. A weapon which… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Machine gun — [ thumb|200px|An illustration of later model 19th century Gatling gun. It was a multi barreled rotary machine gun fired via a manual crank, which mechanically loaded and primed cartridges from the hopper above the gun] : For other uses of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Machine Gun —    A generic term for an automatic weapon capable of firing small arms ammunition continuously and rapidly. The first cyclic firing weapon constructed was probably James Puckle’s Defence gun from 1718. The Gatling gun, constructed by Richard… …   Encyclopedia of the Age of Imperialism, 1800–1914

  • machine gun — a small arm operated by a mechanism, able to deliver a rapid and continuous fire of bullets as long as the trigger is pressed. [1865 70] * * * Automatic weapon capable of rapid, sustained fire, usually 500–1,000 rounds per minute. Developed in… …   Universalium

  • machine gun — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. automatic rifle, assault rifle, semi automatic rifle, automatic arms, light arms, light orDNAnce, Tommy gun*, burp gun*; see also gun 1 , 2 , weapon 1 . Types of machine guns include: pom pom, mitrailleuse, Garand, AK 47, M… …   English dictionary for students

  • machine gun — I noun a rapidly firing automatic gun (often mounted) (Freq. 8) • Hypernyms: ↑automatic firearm, ↑automatic gun, ↑automatic weapon • Hyponyms: ↑automatic rifle, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • machine gun — Richard J Gatling …   Inventors, Inventions

  • Heavy machine gun — A heavy machine gun refers to either a larger caliber, high power machine gun or one of the smaller, medium caliber (rifle caliber) machine guns meant for prolonged firing from heavy mounts, less mobile, or static positions (or some combination… …   Wikipedia

  • Medium machine gun — U.S. Marines firing an M240G at Camp Hansen, Okinawa A medium machine gun or MMG, in modern terms, usually refers to a belt fed automatic firearm firing a full power rifle cartridge. Contents …   Wikipedia

  • Ripley Machine Gun — The Ripley Machine Gun was an early design of machine gun, invented by Ezra Ripley, and patented in 1861 [http://www.google.com/patents?vid=USPAT33544 id=r7ttAAAAEBAJ dq=Ezra+Ripley Google patent entry for the Ripley machine gun] ] . Although it… …   Wikipedia

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