Firearm meaning

fīrärm
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A weapon, especially a pistol or rifle, capable of firing a projectile and using an explosive charge as a propellant.
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Any weapon from which a shot is fired by the force of an explosion; esp., such a weapon small enough to be carried, as a rifle or pistol.
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A personal weapon that uses explosive powder to propel a metal (usually lead) projectile.
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Origin of firearm