rubber bullet

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n rubber bullet a bullet made of hard rubber; designed for use in crowd control
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Usage

In literature:

The rubber bullet must have taken him either right in the eye or just over it.
"Makers" by Cory Doctorow
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In news:

Troops fired rubber bullets and tear gas yesterday to keep opponents and rock-throwing supporters of President Hugo Chavez from clashing outside the Venezuelan capital's military headquarters.
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Riot police in the Polish capital used truncheons and rubber bullets on Sunday to break up a crowd of right-wing extremists who pelted them with firecrackers and lumps of concrete at a parade to mark the national holiday .
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Lotkova's first shot merely knocked the man back, but a second rubber bullet pierced the lung of another attacker, leaving him hospitalized.
Man's Video Shows Oakland Officer Shooting Him With Rubber Bullet .
It appears the Formula One Bahrain Grand Prix scheduled for this weekend will go on, despite the use of tear gas and rubber bullets on protesters there.
Rubber bullets and tear gas at Bangladesh protests.
Police in Bangladesh have fired rubber bullets and tear gas to break up opposition activists attempting to enforce a road block across the country.
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Ethnic Tension Drives Russian Crackdown on Rubber-Bullet Guns.
Last year, Russia strengthened laws against owning handguns that fire rubber bullets at high velocities, known as traumatic, less-lethal or compliance weapons.
Spanish police fired rubber bullets at hundreds of protesters at Cibeles Square in central Madrid on Wednesday as millions of workers went on strike across Europe in protest against spending cuts in a deep economic recession, witnesses said.
Gaddafi Mdoda claimed the miner had been killed Thursday night by rubber bullets fired by police trying to disperse striking miners , but it was not immediately possible to independently verify his claims.
(AP) There was a shootout in Eugene between an intoxicated man firing a paintball gun and police firing rubber bullets and beanbag rounds.
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