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gun

Definition/Scope: (1) A cannon with relatively long barrel, operating with relatively low angle of fire, and having a high muzzle velocity. (2) A cannon with tube length 30 calibers or more.



Used For:

artillery gun

Broader Terms:

cannons

Narrower Terms:

antiaircraft gun
antitank gun
breech mechanisms
dual-purpose gun
electric gun
gas gun
gun barrels
gun components
gun mounts
gun muzzles
hypervelocity gun
naval gun
recoil mechanisms
self-propelled gun
tank gun
towed gun
water cannons

Related Terms:

caliber
gunship
howitzer
mortar


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