gas-operated

adjective
gas-op·​er·​at·​ed | \ˈgas-ˈä-pə-ˌrā-təd, -ˈä-prā-\

Definition of gas-operated 

of a firearm

: using part of the force of expanding propellant gases to operate the action

First Known Use of gas-operated

1944, in the meaning defined above

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