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Definizione monolingua e traduzione gun

Inglese grammatica



gun (third-person singular simple present guns, present participle gunning, simple past and past participle gunned)

  1. (with “down”) To shoot someone or something, usually with a firearm.
    He gunned down the hitmen.
    The CEO gunned down that idea before we could present it to the board.
  2. To speed something up.
    He gunned the engine.
  3. To offer vigorous support to a person or cause.
    He’s gunning for you.
  4. To seek to attack someone; to take aim at someone.
    Hes been gunning for you ever since you embarrassed him at the party.
  5. To practice fowling or hunting small game; chiefly in participial form: to go gunning.

gun (plural guns)

  1. (military) A cannon with relatively long barrel, operating with relatively low angle of fire, and having a high muzzle velocity. JP 1-02.
  2. (military) A cannon with a 6-inch/155mm minimum nominal bore diameter and tube length 30 calibers or more. See also: howitzer; mortar. JP 1-02.
  3. A very portable, short arm, for hand use; a bullet or projectile-firing ; handgun, revolver, pistol, Derringer, zipgun, so forth.
  4. A less portable, long arm; bullet or projectile firing; rifle, either manual, automatic or semi-automatic; a musket or shotgun.
    This is my rifle, this is my gun. One is for fighting, one is for fun. (U.S. military cadence, used to make recruits memorize that the only correct term for a soldiers standard-issue firearm is a rifle, not a gun.)
  5. Any implement designed to fire a projectile from a tube, even if it is not a firearm, e.g., air-pressure pellet gun, air rifle, BB gun; or, a home-made firearm such as a potato gun.
  6. Any device or tool that projects a substance in a superficially similar fashion to a firearm, e.g., nail gun, squirt gun, spray gun, grease gun.
  7. A device or tool shaped like a pistol and operated in similar fashion by pulling a trigger with the index finger, e.g., rivet gun, screw gun, price-label gun.
  8. (surfing) A long surfboard designed for surfing big waves (not the same as a longboard, a gun has a pointed nose and is generally a little narrower).
    2000: by the winter of 1962, the Brewer Surfboards Hawaii gun was the most in-demand big-wave equipment on the North Shore. — Drew Kampion at surfline.com [1]
  9. (cellular automata) A pattern that ""fires"" out other patterns.
    • 2000, Gary William Flake, The computational beauty of nature
      The glider gun on the bottom of the NOT circuit emits a continuous stream of gliders, while the data stream source emits a glider only when there is a value of 1 in the stream...
  10. (colloquial, usually plural) Biceps.

gun (comparative more gun, superlative most gun)

  1. (Australian, slang) Very good or skilful.[2]
    Daniel is gun at basketball.


  1. without
    gun teagamh - without a doubt


  1. that
    an t-amadan sin gun do thagh thu - That fool that you voted for
    am fear gum pòs aig an deireadh na mìosa - that man that will marry at the end of the month
    an taigh gu bheil aice - that house that she has
Traduzione italiano fucile |cannone |pistola |arma da fuoco |obice |arma |dare giri |revolver |rivoltella |schioppo |

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