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revolver

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Revolver \Re*volv"er\, noun One who, or that which, revolves; specifically, a firearm ( commonly a pistol) with several chambers or barrels so arranged as to revolve on an axis, and be discharged in succession by the same lock; a repeater.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

revolver

noun

1: a pistol with a revolving cylinder (usually having six chambers for bullets) [syn: {revolver}, {six-gun}, {six- shooter}]

2: a door consisting of four orthogonal partitions that rotate about a central pivot; a door designed to equalize the air pressure in tall buildings [syn: {revolving door}, {revolver}]


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