automatic rifle

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n automatic rifle light machine gun
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Usage

In literature:

These men, driven forward by an automatic pistol and the rifle, work within half a mile of the rear German trench.
"The Blot on the Kaiser's 'Scutcheon" by Newell Dwight Hillis
They carried light automatic rifles.
"The Green Beret" by Thomas Edward Purdom
Now and again there came the crack of a rifle or automatic.
"Panther Eye" by Roy J. Snell
She had her automatic and a rifle.
"El Diablo" by Brayton Norton
The Germans would hardly believe that the British were not armed with automatic rifles.
"The Red Watch" by J. A. Currie
There were two heavy sporting rifles and two .45 automatics.
"The Pygmy Planet" by John Stewart Williamson
I have nowhere observed the use of any semi-automatic rifles, nor of either silencers or special sights for sharpshooters.
"The Note-Book of an Attache" by Eric Fisher Wood
Before the wicked belch of the three rifles and the two automatics the Red Bones gave back more and more.
"The Pathless Trail" by Arthur O. (Arthur Olney) Friel
Tommy spoke again, busily loading the automatic rifle with explosive shells.
"The Fifth-Dimension Tube" by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
My rifle had been laid aside, and I felt to see that my automatic was snugly nested in its holster.
"Wings of the Wind" by Credo Harris
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In news:

Magnum Research, Inc (MRI) has introduced the re-engineered Magnum Lite MLR22 Win Mag rifle series in a semi-automatic version.
The US Marine Corps has selected the Heckler & Koch Infantry Automatic Rifle, an AR-type carbine that's based on the HK416 carbine/SBR (Short Barreled Rifle) platform, Marine Times is reporting.
A man from Uzbekistan who pleaded guilty Friday to plotting to kill President Obama with an automatic rifle claimed he was acting at the direction of an Islamic extremist group in his home country.
According to an affidavit, Belton reported Sept 9 he was missing his fully automatic M-4 rifle, its magazines and ammunition , a Remington 870 shotgun and a duffle bag with biohazard equipment.
Advocates from Ceasefire Oregon say they will be working the halls during Friday's special legislative session looking for sponsors for a bill to ban certain types of semi-automatic rifles known as assault weapons.
A controversial contest challenges hunters kill as many coyotes as possible, and the winner gets two free semi- automatic rifles.
Critics argue that such bans are based on the appearance of certain kinds of semi-automatic rifles and perform little useful function.
30-06 semi automatic, Weaver 2 ½ x 7 scope included, rifle, $1400 will take $1150 Cash only.
(AP) — The terms of the competition are simple: Hunters in New Mexico have two days this weekend to shoot and kill as many coyotes as they can, and the winners get their choice of a free shotgun or a pair of semi-automatic rifles.
A controversial contest challenges hunters kill as many coyotes as possible and the winner gets two free semi-automatic rifles.
The terms of the competition are simple: Hunters in New Mexico have two days this weekend to shoot and kill as many coyotes as they can, and the winners get their choice of a free shotgun or a pair of semi-automatic rifles.
As Carol Adams approached the table of automatic rifles, she looked giddily around and picked the fully-automatic Swedish K out of the lineup.
University of Colorado student James Holmes is accused of purchasing a semi-automatic rifle and other weapons before killing 12 people and wounding 70 others in July.
Masked gunmen holding automatic rifles flanked the podium where Mashaal gave a fiery speech.
Hours after automatic gunfire hit the protest camp at Tahrir Square, soldiers carrying rifles could be seen lining up between the two sides late Thursday morning.
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