A weapon firing barbs attached by wires to batteries, causing temporary paralysis.
- The weapon was a taser, a stun gun that temporarily numbs your body with 50,000 volts of energy.
- There was pepper spray, tasers, stun guns, and you know, stuff like that.
- If you want to arm pilots, it would be much smarter to give them billy clubs or tasers.
verb(taser or tase) [with object]
Fire a Taser at (someone) in order to incapacitate them temporarily.
- And hey, if they get out of line, they can always taser them into submission.
- Get out of the car, if you walk, otherwise I'm going to taser you.
- The police must have felt overwhelmed and would naturally need to taser the groom or risk having to use deadly force instead.
1970s: from the initial letters of Tom Swift's electric rifle (a fictitious weapon), on the pattern of laser.
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