Weapon vs Machinegun - What's the difference?

weapon | machinegun |


As nouns the difference between weapon and machinegun

is that weapon is an instrument of attack or defense in combat or hunting, eg most guns, missiles, or swords while machinegun is .

As a verb machinegun is

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weapon

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Noun

(en noun)
  • An instrument of attack or defense in combat or hunting, e.g. most guns, missiles, or swords.
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  • An instrument or other means of harming or exerting control over another.
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    Derived terms

    * ADW * assault weapon * ATGW * atomic weapon * AWB * biological weapon * biological-weapon * bioweapon * chemical weapon * cold weapon * conventional weapon * crew-served weapon * cyberweapon * doomsday weapon * murder weapon * nonweapon * nuclear weapon * NWIP * NWS * radiological-weapon * radiological weapon * ranged weapon * section automatic weapon * siege weapon * space weapon * squad automatic weapon * superweapon * superweaponry * thermonuclear weapon * weapon of mass destruction * weaponed * weaponeer * weaponization * weaponize * weapons free * weapons-grade * weapons hold * weapons tight * weaponsmith * WMD

    machinegun

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Verb

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