M-1


M-1
noun
a semiautomatic rifle
Syn: ↑Garand rifle, ↑Garand, ↑M-1 rifle
Hypernyms: ↑semiautomatic firearm, ↑rifle

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\\ˈemˈwən\ noun or m-1 rifle (plural m-1's or m-1 rifles)
Usage: usually capitalized M
: a gas-operated semiautomatic .30 caliber rifle fed from a magazine containing a clip of eight rounds, mechanically capable of firing 16 to 32 rounds a minute, having an effective range of 500 yards, and weighing 9 1/2 pounds — called also Garand rifle

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/em"wun"/, n., pl. M- 1's.
a semiautomatic, gas-operated, .30 caliber, clip-fed rifle, with a weight of 8.56 lb. (3.88 kg): the standard U.S. Army rifle in World War II and in the Korean War. See illus. under rifle. Also called Garand rifle, Garand, M-1 rifle.
/em"wun"/, n., pl. M-1's.
a semiautomatic, gas-operated, .30 caliber, clip-fed rifle, with a weight of 8.56 lb. (3.88 kg): the standard U.S. Army rifle in World War II and in the Korean War. See illus. under rifle. Also called Garand rifle, Garand, M-1 rifle.

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M-1 or M1 «EHM WUHN», noun.
Economics. currency and demand deposits.

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n. a.30-caliber semiautomatic clip-fed rifle capable of firing eight rounds before reloading, the standard rifle used by U.S. troops in World War II and the Korean War

Useful english dictionary. 2012.


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