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Pistol

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A pistol is a type of handgun. [1]

26 relations: Ammunition, Blowback (firearms), Commonwealth, Cylinder (firearms), Czech language, Europe, Game (hunting), Glock, Hand cannon, Handgun, Harmonica gun, Hussite Wars, Indexing (motion), Linguistic description, List of pistols, Merriam-Webster, Middle French, Oxford English Dictionary, Pistoia, Revolver, Semi-automatic pistol, Trigger (firearms), United Kingdom, Volley gun, Walther PP, Webley Revolver.

Ammunition

Ammunition (informally ammo) is the material fired, scattered, dropped or detonated from any weapon.

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Blowback (firearms)

Blowback is a system of operation for self-loading firearms that obtains energy from the motion of the cartridge case as it is pushed to the rear by expanding gas created by the ignition of the propellant charge.

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Commonwealth

A commonwealth is a traditional English term for a political community founded for the common good.

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Cylinder (firearms)

In firearms, the cylinder is the cylindrical, rotating part of a revolver containing multiple chambers.

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Czech language

Czech (čeština), historically also Bohemian (lingua Bohemica in Latin), is a West Slavic language of the Czech–Slovak group.

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Europe

Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere.

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Game (hunting)

Game or quarry is any animal hunted for sport or for food.

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Glock

The Glock pistol is a series of polymer-framed, short recoil-operated, locked-breech semi-automatic pistols designed and produced by Austrian Glock Ges.m.b.H..

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Hand cannon

The hand cannon (Chinese: 手銃), also known as the gonne or handgonne, is the first true firearm and the successor of the fire lance.

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Handgun

A handgun is a short-barreled firearm designed to be fired with only one hand.

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Harmonica gun

A harmonica gun or slide gun is a form of firearm which was breech loaded with a steel slide, containing a number of chambers bored in it and which were filled with projectiles.

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Hussite Wars

The Hussite Wars, also called the Bohemian Wars or the Hussite Revolution, were fought between the heretical Catholic Hussites and the combined Catholic orthodox forces of Sigismund, Holy Roman Emperor, the Papacy and various European monarchs loyal to the Catholic Church, as well as among various Hussite factions themselves.

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Indexing (motion)

Indexing in reference to motion is moving (or being moved) into a new position or location quickly and easily but also precisely.

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Linguistic description

In the study of language, description or descriptive linguistics is the work of objectively analyzing and describing how language is actually used (or how it was used in the past) by a group of people in a speech community.

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List of pistols

This is a list of pistols.

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Merriam-Webster

Merriam–Webster, Incorporated is an American company that publishes reference books which is especially known for its dictionaries.

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Middle French

Middle French (le moyen français) is a historical division of the French language that covers the period from the 14th to the early 17th centuries.

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Oxford English Dictionary

The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is the main historical dictionary of the English language, published by the Oxford University Press.

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Pistoia

Pistoia is a city and comune in the Italian region of Tuscany, the capital of a province of the same name, located about west and north of Florence and is crossed by the Ombrone Pistoiese, a tributary of the River Arno.

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Revolver

A revolver (also called a wheel gun) is a repeating handgun that has a revolving cylinder containing multiple chambers and at least one barrel for firing.

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Semi-automatic pistol

A semi-automatic pistol is a type of pistol that is semi-automatic, meaning it uses the energy of the fired cartridge to cycle the action of the firearm and advance the next available cartridge into position for firing.

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Trigger (firearms)

A trigger is a mechanism that actuates the firing sequence of a firearm, airgun, crossbow or speargun.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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Volley gun

A volley gun is a gun with several barrels for firing a number of shots, either simultaneously or in succession.

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Walther PP

The Walther PP (Polizeipistole, or police pistol) series pistols are blowback-operated semi-automatic pistols, developed by the German arms manufacturer Carl Walther GmbH Sportwaffen.

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Webley Revolver

The Webley Revolver (also known as the Webley Top-Break Revolver or Webley Self-Extracting Revolver) was, in various marks, a standard issue service pistol for the armed forces of the United Kingdom, and the British Empire and Commonwealth, from 1887 until 1963.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pistol

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