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gunning (See gun)


1 a weapon that discharges a missile at high velocity (especially from a metal tube or barrel)
2 large but transportable armament [syn: artillery, heavy weapon, ordnance]
3 a person who shoots a gun (as regards their ability) [syn: gunman]
4 a professional killer who uses a gun [syn: gunman, gunslinger, hired gun, gun for hire, triggerman, hit man, hitman, torpedo, shooter]
5 a hand-operated pump that resembles a gun; forces grease into parts of a machine [syn: grease-gun]
6 a pedal that controls the throttle valve; "he stepped on the gas" [syn: accelerator, accelerator pedal, gas pedal, gas, throttle]
7 the discharge of a gun as signal or as a salute in military ceremonies; "a twenty gun salute" v : shoot with a gun [also: gunning, gunned]

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  1. present participle of gun

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See also

gunning in Dutch: Gunning
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