(Technologie) Drehbare Wechselvorrichtung, z.B. an der R.drehbank zum Werkzeugwechsel.
(lat.-engl.)mehrschüssige Faustfeuerwaffe mit drehbarem Trommelmagazin.
(Slang) A gangster's pistol; SYN. rod.
Opening or strait between two sandbanks
ETYM Old Eng. gonne, gunne; of uncertain origin; cf. Irish, Gael., and Late Lat. gunna, w. gum; possibly (like cannon) from Latin canna reed, tube; or abbreviated from Old Fren. mangonnel, Eng. mangonel, a machine for hurling stones.
1. A weapon that discharges a missile at high velocity (especially from a metal tube or barrel).
2. The discharge of a gun as signal or as a salute in military ceremonies.
Any kind of firearm or any instrument consisting of a metal tube from which a projectile is discharged; see also artillery, machine gun, pistol, and small arms.
A pistol with a revolving cylinder having six chambers for bullets; SYN. six-gun, six-shooter.