firearm

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noun fire·arm \ˈfī(-ə)r-ˌärm\

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 English Language Learners

firearm

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noun fire·arm \ˈfī(-ə)r-ˌärm\

Definition of firearm for English Language Learners

  • : a small gun


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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