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Second, air guns of .35 caliber or larger charged by an external tank, shooting single projectile ammunition designed to expand upon impact are now legal equipment for deer hunting.
In their search of untapped oil deposits, companies increasingly rely on survey vessels that pound the seabed with air guns.
In particular there’s growing evidence that air guns, which are used for seismic surveys, can cause hearing damage in whales and fish and stress from chronic noise pollution can negatively impact reproduction in many other species.
Two men, ages 22 and 37, were cited for firing an air gun in the city.
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AIR GUN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of air gun for English Language Learners
: a gun that uses air pressure to shoot small pellets
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