(n.) A weapon which throws or propels a missile to a distance; any firearm or instrument for throwing projectiles by the explosion of gunpowder, consisting of a tube or barrel closed at one end, in which the projectile is placed, with an explosive charge behind, which is ignited by various means. Muskets, rifles, carbines, and fowling pieces are smaller guns, for hand use, and are called small arms. Larger guns are called cannon, ordnance, fieldpieces, carronades, howitzers, etc. See these terms in the Vocabulary.
(n.) A piece of heavy ordnance; in a restricted sense, a cannon.
(n.) Violent blasts of wind.
(v. i.) To practice fowling or hunting small game; -- chiefly in participial form; as, to go gunning.
(1) Biden will meet with representatives from six gun groups on Thursday, including the NRA and the Independent Firearms Owners Association, which are both publicly opposed to stricter gun-control laws.
(2) Where he has taken a stand, like on gun control after the shootings in Newtown, Connecticut, Obama was unable to achieve legislative change.
(3) The information about her father's semi-brainwashing forms an interesting backdrop to Malala's comments when I ask if she ever wonders about the man who tried to kill her on her way back from school that day in October last year, and why his hands were shaking as he held the gun – a detail she has picked up from the girls in the school bus with her at the time; she herself has no memory of the shooting.
(4) One might expect that a similar news spike and rebounding of support for stricter gun control can happen, given President Obama's new push.
(5) But at least one customer signalled that America's gun lobby might be on the cusp of a moment of introspection.
(6) The Guardian neglects to mention 150,000 privately owned guns or that Palestinians are banned from bearing arms.
(7) said Wanis Kilani, a uniformed rebel driving a pickup truck with a machine-gun mounted on the back.
(8) At one, in the Gun and Dog pub in Leeds on Tuesday, a witness described how the meeting descended into chaos when one of the rebels smashed a glass and threatened to attack Griffin supporter Mark Collett.
(9) Asked if France had “jumped the gun and didn’t tell us”, Fox said he was notaware of anyone in government who knew about the impending airstrikes.
(10) "He [Copernicus] stuck to his guns when he came under fire for it, and he was right."
(11) In combination, the features of these vectors afford useful advantages over expression vectors previously described, especially for the application of shot-gun cloning of genomic DNA to generate expression libraries.
(12) Hours after the firefight ended, and just a few dozen kilometres away, a "very reliable" member of the Afghan local police turned his gun on two British soldiers.
(13) I went to see the Who recently, which was fantastic, but the band I truly love has to be the one I first got into, Guns N' Roses.
(14) Regarding the shots fired from Brelo’s gun, O’Donnell said they could have been the ones causing death, but so could others fired by other officers before his shots from the hood of the vehicle.
(15) He casts his history of bipartisan negotiation as a form of steamrolling practicality, and many of his actual policies, save regarding gun control, fit comfortably within the far right framework.
(16) Trying to escape, speaker Mohammed Magariaf's jeep was hit by a fusillade of machine-gun fire.
(17) When the vote came, she and the other gun law advocates who crowded into the public gallery had been told not to talk, stand or take notes.
(18) Following a mass killing at a Colorado cinema in July, applications to buy guns rose more than 40% in a week.
(19) The coroner also raised concerns that although the aim of the operation in which Duggan was killed was to take guns off the streets, little attempt was made to seize weapons believed to be held by Hutchinson-Foster.
(20) Any unilateral action by the president seemed sure to inflame gun advocates, who argue that gun sales are protected under the second amendment and who equate gun control with tyranny.
(v. t. & i.) To charge or accuse in return.
(v. t. & i.) To attack again; to attack anew.
(1) In tests on 13 cells pacing at a 200 mua drain without recharging, the simulated mean duration of pacing before total discharge was 4.8 years.
(2) Fifteen successive doses of T-2 ranging from 1 to 50 ng are then repetitively and linearly detected using a column packed with a small volume (0.2 ml) of this gel without recharging with Fab'-fluorescein.
(3) Flirtey is yet to receive regulatory approval from the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (Casa) – it first contacted the regulatory body on Thursday – and the drones can fly only 3km before needing to recharge, but the company is confident improvements in the technology will increase its reach.
(4) The Leaf hopes to change the eccentric image of electric cars, which have been dogged by safety fears and a lack of recharging points.
(5) These aquifers are being recharged from the surrounding plains and hills, an area of 21,000 sq km, The study indicates it is being replenished at a rate of 1.2 billion cubic metres a year – more than enough to supply the entire county.
(6) Typical lithium-ion batteries used in everything from smartphones and laptops to electric cars last around 1,000 recharge cycles.
(7) Moreover, this elution procedure made it possible to use the IMAC columns for repeated runs without the need for regeneration and recharging of the columns with fresh metal ions after each use.
(8) A simple method for short-term recharge of SV40-immortalized marrow stromal cell (MSC) lines based on their specific interaction with the appropriate haemopoietic cells is described.
(9) The condenser theory, according to which the positive heat represents the dissipation of electrical energy stored in the membrane capacity, while the negative heat results from the recharging of the capacity, appears unable to account for more than half of the observed temperature changes.18.
(10) The Volt, which will start production late next year, could be capable of travelling up to 40 miles (64km) on a single charge before its small petrol engine kicks in to power the car and recharge the battery.
(11) "We already know that any rainfall that we receive in the summer won't contribute to our natural recharge," said Veolia Water, which covers regions around London and in Kent .
(12) Their “biobattery”, which releases energy from sugar instead of chemicals such as lithium, used in batteries found in today's electronic gadgets, could replace conventional disposable or rechargeable batteries – and is cheaper, refillable, biodegradable and more environmentally friendly.
(13) InsP3 as the rigger of Ca2+ release is continuously supplied while an elevated basal [Ca2+]i level due to Ca2+ influx provides a favourable condition for IICR and CICR as well as for recharging the Ca2+ pools ready to release Ca2+ again.
(14) For those who like verisimilitude in their faux fags there are disposables – the hefty but effective Ten Motives or the petite, feminine NJOY – and rechargeable kits complete with USB chargers and cartridges from the likes of E-Lites, Halo and Skycig.
(15) In contrast, recharging tRNALeu in vivo in tsH1 cells at 39.5 degrees C by treatment with a low concentration of cycloheximide failed to reverse the inhibition of eIF-2 function.
(16) During a cumulative follow-up period of 895 patient months there was no instance of failure of either the pulse generator or of the recharging circuit.
(17) The wearable unit consists of a combined blood and dialysate pump (1.2 kg), rechargeable batteries, tubing, Dow dialyser and charcoal regeneration module with a total weight of 3.5kg.
(18) Tell us below the line or by tweeting to @BenjiLanyado , #TwiTrips , @GuardianTravel 11.58pm BST Consuming substances Recharging batteries – both literally and figuratively – on Well St, Lincoln Park.
(19) An automatic charger for the testing of a wide range of nickel cadmium and lead acid rechargeable batteries is described.
(20) It has been demonstrated unequivocally that a rechargeable mercury-zinc pacemaker will function continuously for more than 4 years without recharging and that periodic recharging will extend pacing life far beyond that predicted for lithium and nuclear primary power sources.