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laser gun

Syllabification: la·ser gun

Definition of laser gun in English:

noun

1A handheld device incorporating a laser beam, used typically for reading a bar code or for determining the distance or speed of an object.
Example sentences
  • This laser gun is the latest hand-held speed detection equipment and does not need a vehicle so it is very easy to deploy.
  • These pulses reflect back to the laser gun, which calculates how much the distance is changing with time. That calculation results in a speed read-out on the laser gun.
  • The advertisement used a picture of a policeman holding a speed laser gun.
1.1(In science fiction) a weapon that uses a powerful laser beam.
Example sentences
  • There were no flaws to his game, for the most part he found the fairways with the accuracy of a laser gun and peppered the flags with some exquisite approach work.
  • The firearms are big, meaty ballistic weapons - no futuristic laser guns here.
  • They were all wearing black trench coats and carrying laser guns, big huge things that could blow a hole through the wall easily.

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