staple gun


Definition of staple gun

  1. :  a tool used for putting large staples into walls, wood, etc.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a usually U-shaped fastener: such as

    :  a metal loop both ends of which are driven into a surface to hold the hook, hasp, or bolt of a lock, secure a rope, or fix a wire in place

    :  a small wire both ends of which are driven through layers of thin and easily penetrable material (such as paper) and usually clinched to hold the layers together

  1. :  to provide with or secure by staples

  1. :  a town used as a center for the sale or exportation of commodities in bulk

    :  a place of supply :  source

    :  a chief commodity or production of a place

  1. :  used, needed, or enjoyed constantly usually by many individuals

    :  produced regularly or in large quantities

    :  principal, chief

  1. :  a piece of ordnance usually with high muzzle velocity and comparatively flat trajectory

    :  a portable firearm (such as a rifle or handgun)

    :  a device that throws a projectile

  1. :  to fire on

    :  shoot

    :  to open up the throttle of so as to increase speed

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