Meaning of “machine gun” in the English Dictionary

"machine gun" in British English

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machine gunnoun [ C ]

uk /məˈʃiːn ˌɡʌn/ us /məˈʃiːn ˌɡʌn/

an automatic gun that can fire a lot of bullets one after the other very quickly:

machine-gunverb [ T ]

uk /məˈʃiːn.ɡʌn/ us /məˈʃiːn.ɡʌn/

(Definition of “machine gun” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"machine gun" in American English

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machine gunnoun [ C ]

us /məˈʃin ˌɡʌn/

an automatic gun that can fire a lot of bullets one after the other very quickly

(Definition of “machine gun” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)