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air pistol

Translation of air pistol in Spanish:

noun

  • pistola (feminine) de aire comprimido
    Example sentences
    • Men compete in the 10m air pistol, 25m rapid fire pistol and 50m pistol - women in the 10m air pistol and 25m pistol.
    • ‘He is a natural shot’ was the instant remark of the shooting veterans as he fired a couple of pellets with the air pistol.
    • Gardaí arrested six people and recovered a number of weapons, including a spear gun, an air pistol, three bows and arrows, a bullet proof vest and spent shells from a high powered rifle.

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