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firearm

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noun fire·arm \ˈfī(-ə)r-ˌärm\

Simple Definition of firearm

  • : a small gun

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of firearm

  1. :  a weapon from which a shot is discharged by gunpowder —usually used of small arms

Examples of firearm in a sentence

  1. revolvers, rifles, and other firearms

  2. <will need a permit to carry a firearm>



1646

First Known Use of firearm

1646


FIREARM Defined for Kids

firearm

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noun fire·arm \ˈfīr-ˌärm\

Definition of firearm for Students

  1. :  a weapon from which a shot is discharged by gunpowder Hint: Firearm is usually used for a small weapon.





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