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Uzi

Syllabification: U·zi
Pronunciation: /ˈo͞ozē
 
/

Definition of Uzi in English:

noun

A type of submachine gun of Israeli design.
Example sentences
  • One type of gun nut has become all too familiar: the folks who claim the right to own and operate automatic rifles, Uzis, Thompson submachine guns - anything with firepower, no matter how overstated.
  • Though Uzis can shoot 700 rounds a minute, the reactivated Uzis could not be fired automatically but could still be fired.
  • The ban on such weapons as Uzis and AK - 47s will expire at midnight next Monday unless Congress votes to renew it.

Origin

1950s: from Uziel Gal (1923–2002), the Israeli army officer who designed it.

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