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Definition of gun:

(n) : a cannon with relatively long barrel, operating with relatively low angle of fire, and having a high muzzle velocity. JP 1-02; a cannon with tube length 30 calibers or more. See also: howitzer; mortar. JP 1-02
"this is my rifle, this is my gun. One is for fighting, one is for fun. (U.S. military cadence, used to make recruits memorize that the only correct term for a soldier's firearm is 'rifle', not some 'gun'.)"
(v) : to shoot someone or something, usually with a firearm; to speed something up
"he gunned down the hitmen."
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Definition of gun:

(n) : a cannon with relatively long barrel, operating with relatively low angle of fire, and having a high muzzle velocity. JP 1-02; a cannon with tube length 30 calibers or more. See also: howitzer; mortar. JP 1-02
"this is my rifle, this is my gun. One is for fighting, one is for fun. (U.S. military cadence, used to make recruits memorize that the only correct term for a soldier's firearm is 'rifle', not some 'gun'.)"
(v) : to shoot someone or something, usually with a firearm; to speed something up
"he gunned down the hitmen."

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