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gunnery

Syllabification: gun·ner·y
Pronunciation: /ˈɡən(ə)rē
 
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Definition of gunnery in English:

noun

The design, manufacture, or firing of heavy guns: a pioneer of naval gunnery
More example sentences
  • We spend a lot of time on tank gunnery, Bradley gunnery, rifle marksmanship and antitank missile systems.
  • Later, after transitioning to the line, he became an expert in the arcane problems of naval gunnery.
  • He has the memoirs of people living thousands of miles away, who heard and recorded hearing distant naval gunnery.

Words that rhyme with gunnery

nunnery

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