Definition of stun gun in English:

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stun gun


A device used to immobilize an attacker without causing serious injury, typically by administering an electric shock.
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  • The Los Angeles Times newspaper has reported that the troops used a stun gun to administer electric shocks to a suspected resistance fighter.
  • Three firearms, an electric stun gun and three canisters of CS spray were also recovered.
  • For years, the company maintained that its stun guns never caused a death or serious injury.

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