Examples of machine gun in a Sentence
They heard the sound of machine-gun fire.
Recent Examples of machine gun from the Web
In 1985 an Egyptian soldier wielding a machine gun attacked a group of Israeli tourists in Ras Burqa, killing three adults and four children.
In May, Cincinnati became the first city in Ohio to ban bump stocks, attachments that make a sem-automatic weapon fire like a machine gun.
The Caruso family lost their son David, a Marine sergeant, on Nov. 9th, 2004, when he was hit by machine gun fire in Fallujah, Iraq.
On May 30, 1921, thousands of white Tulsans instigated a race riot, brutally attacking the town’s African-American community—machine guns and even airplanes dropping turpentine conspired to destroy Greenwood.
In Pacific Rim, F-22 Raptor pilots careen at chest level with the monsters, spraying them with machine gun fire.
Such sales would still be supervised by the State Department, because M4s fire machine gun-style bursts.
Several years ago, Kim staged the elaborate murder of his uncle, forcing the rest of the elite to watch as his rival was ripped apart by anti-aircraft machine guns.
At a weapons range, the civilians were able to fire rifles and machine guns and rode in tanks.
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MACHINE-GUN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of machine-gun for English Language Learners
: very quick
Definition of machine gun for English Language Learners
: a gun that is able to shoot many bullets very quickly one after the other
MACHINE-GUN Defined for Kids
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