Definition of staple gun in English:

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staple gun

Pronunciation: /ˈstāpəl ˌɡən/


A handheld mechanical tool for driving staples into a hard surface.
Example sentences
  • Every day for weeks we packed up our car with flyers, staple guns, heavy tape, tacks and our children.
  • I then explained how we would use the palettes as a base and then add painted and cut-out pieces of cardboard with glue guns, staple guns and nails.
  • In addition, manual staple guns are available to make fastening the materials to the soil surface easier and faster.

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Syllabification: sta·ple gun

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