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gun

gun

 
pronunciation:
guhn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a weapon with a tube made of metal from which bullets are fired.
Children should never be around guns.
 
similar words:
piece
definition 2: A tool that has the shape of a gun.
We used a spray gun to paint the house.We used a nail gun to build the table.
Word Builder: kinds of guns
  • glue gun:
    a gun that heats and shoots glue.
  • nail gun:
    a gun that shoots nails.
  • staple gun:
    a gun that shoots staples.
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