gunnery

noun gun·nery \ ˈgən-rē , ˈgə-nə- \

Definition of gunnery

: the use of guns; especially : the science of the flight of projectiles and of the effective use of guns

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GUNNERY Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of gunnery for English Language Learners

  • : the use of large military guns or the study of how such guns can be used effectively


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gunnery

noun gun·nery \ ˈgə-nə-rē \

Definition of gunnery for Students

: the use of guns

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