Examples of machine gun in a Sentence
They heard the sound of machine-gun fire.
Recent Examples of machine gun from the Web
Her only weapons are four .50-caliber machine guns.
Fox said Lee stepped up to help a platoon that had suffered two casualties and in the process took out a machine gun bunker.
An assault rifle is fully automatic -- a machine gun.
In that case, the gunman parked himself on the 32nd floor of a hotel near a country music concert and fired indiscriminately into the crowd with assault weapons — which were also retooled with bump stocks to mimic the firepower of machine guns.
The full, command-wide inventory at eight bases under the Air Force Global Strike Command will cover all small arms, machine guns, pistols, rifles and grenades, according to the official.
The devices make a semi-automatic rifle shoot like a machine gun.
Bombs, shells, bullets, cannons, planes, machine guns: Stalingrad, the Indian Ocean, the Pacific, Libya; English planes over Italy and Germany.
Marines, armed with sub-machine guns, patrolled the area.
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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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