semiautomatic


semiautomatic

adjective

  1. partly automatic.
  2. (of a firearm) automatically ejecting the cartridge case of a fired shot and loading the next cartridge from the magazine but requiring a squeeze of the trigger to fire each individual shot.

noun

  1. a self-loading rifle or other firearm.

adjective

  1. partly automatic
  2. (of a firearm) self-loading but firing only one shot at each pull of the triggerCompare automatic (def. 5)

noun

  1. a semiautomatic firearm

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