Definition of gunlock in English:

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gunlock

Pronunciation: /ˈɡənläk/

noun

A mechanism by which the charge of a gun is exploded.
Example sentences
  • An ideal place to display gunlocks is on firearms.
  • His cousin Obed Robinson of Attleboro, Massachusetts, began as a blacksmith and made gunlocks for the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War.
  • CCL manufactures a number of gunlocks and cables.

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Syllabification: gun·lock

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