Examples of machine gun in a Sentence
They heard the sound of machine-gun fire.
Recent Examples of machine gun from the Web
The previous April, members of Colorado’s National Guard had set fire to tents where striking miners were living with their family and fired machine guns into the camp.
The sound of the helicopter's blades reminded her of a machine gun.
Wednesday's indictment alleges the four men possessed a machine gun from October 2017 through Feb. 27, 2018.
President Donald Trump’s administration has moved to ban bump stocks, devices that effectively let semiautomatic weapons mimic machine guns.
He's accused of trying to get copies of a component to convert AR-15 rifles into automatic machine guns.
The Army is testing a weapons mount straight out of the movie Aliens, one capable of taking the weight of a light machine gun.
During our visit to the Dewey, the crew performed a series of live-fire drills, where the sailors discharged short-range 50-caliber guns, a long-range 5-inch gun, and two other machine guns.
Armed with mortars and machine guns, the Taliban fired from inside houses in a blistering battle that lasted throughout the day Thursday.
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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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