Meaning of machine gun

machine' gun"

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a small arm operated by a mechanism, able to deliver a rapid and continuous fire of bullets as long as the trigger is pressed.

ma•chine-gun

Pronunciation: (mu-shēn'gun"), [key]
— -gunned, -gun•ning.
  1. to shoot at with a machine gun.
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