Definition of assault rifle in English:

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assault rifle


A lightweight rifle developed from the sub-machine gun, which may be set to fire automatically or semi-automatically.
Example sentences
  • The sniper carries his sniper rifle as well as an assault rifle or machine pistol for close-in fighting.
  • The sub-machine gun and my assault rifle used the same ammo and both were able to use the silencer.
  • He brought his katana up at his side as the marine fired his assault rifle in an uncharacteristic panic.

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