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a gun permit
▪ More than 300,000 civilians, in a country of 6 million, have gun permits.
a knife/gun attack
▪ He was sentenced to nine years in prison for the knife attack.
BB gun
big gun
▪ one of the party’s big guns
fire a gun/weapon/rifle etc (=make it shoot)
▪ the sound of a gun being fired
gun carriage
gun control
gun dog
machine gun
▪ There came the sound of men shouting and a burst of machine gun fire.
pull a gun/knife (on sb) (=take one out, ready to use it)
radar gun
shoot a gun/rifle etc
▪ Tod’s grandfather taught him to shoot a rifle.
smoking gun
son of a gun
▪ Duke, you old son of a gun, how are you?
spray gun
squirt gun
staple gun
Sten gun
stun gun
submachine gun
tommy gun
toy car/soldier/gun etc
▪ The explosion from the big old-fashioned gun was deafening.
▪ The side with the most men and the biggest guns will inevitably wear down its opponent.
▪ The big guy with the big gun strafed the place.
▪ They leaned into their big guns, shoulders twitching.
▪ He won't be the last big gun brought out in the battle for Stockton South.
▪ In Houston, many of the big gun shops have opted to police themselves.
▪ Did you hear the big gun firing, from the prison-ships?
▪ There was a tank with a big gun on it.
▪ To demolish enemy fortifications, heavy guns had also been developed.
▪ Beyond them a phalanx of armored personnel carriers was lined up three abreast, their heavy guns pointed toward our bank.
▪ Nearby are pillboxes designed to accommodate heavy machine guns.
▪ Within minutes, the platoon was being pummeled by heavy machine gun and rifle fire.
▪ Then he stopped the heavy machine guns blasting away non-stop.
▪ They held for seconds, their gasping suddenly drowned by heavy machine gun fire ending with a scream from somewhere close by.
▪ A new regiment of Saxons made its appearance, only to be massacred by its own heavy guns.
▪ I had some physiotherapy and we replaced the heavy gun I fired on stage with a lighter model.
▪ But if you buy your child a toy gun will it turn him into an aggressive adult?
▪ I hope you didn't pay too much for the toy gun.
▪ She had pulled a stocking over her head and threatened a cashier with a toy cowboy gun.
▪ Kaptan was wearing a plastic G I'S helmet and putting a roll of caps into a toy gun.
▪ It like a toy cowboy gun to Chris.
▪ The menace of those long gun barrels was sobering.
▪ The four desperadoes took off after us, running up the road as their gun barrels glinted in the light.
▪ All he was aware of was the deathly cold of the gun barrel.
▪ It appeared Mr Prescott then put the gun barrel in his mouth and pulled the trigger.
▪ From part of this twelve gun barrels were forged and sent to Enfield, but they did not show the desired improvement.
▪ She obeyed instinctively, the coldness of the gun barrel chilling her skin.
▪ The shattered side window was punched through and a gun barrel appeared.
▪ A typewriter was as individual as a fingerprint, or a set of teeth, or a gun barrel scoring a bullet.
▪ Seven police officers were injured in a gun battle.
▪ But none of that happened without running gun battles with the centralizers in Washington.
▪ On April 28 eight people died and more than 20 were injured in a gun battle in the village of Troitskaya.
▪ After 10 days of gun battles, Federal troops were called out to quell the violence.
▪ In the gun battle that followed all the rebels were shot dead except one-17-year-old Bhagwati Chaudhary.
▪ His parents were told at first that he was hit in the chest during a gun battle.
▪ Khosana was shot dead in an ensuing gun battle with Ciskeian troops.
▪ Last Sunday 22 people died and 52 were injured in gun battles and by landmines in the state.
▪ Its opponents included liberals who were opposed to the death penalty and conservatives who objected to the gun control provisions.
▪ The obstinate refusal of many males to support gun control is not chiefly a product of conditioning by the weapons industry.
▪ We have an attorney general who was a leading opponent of gun control in the Senate.
▪ The demand for tighter gun control is especially widespread and intense among women.
▪ The law was sent for approval to Governor George Deukmejian, a former outspoken opponent of gun control.
▪ He would outlaw abortion and end gun control.
▪ She also would press for tougher gun control measures, such as licensing all new handgun owners.
▪ They started to use machine guns against the crowd on the Cathedral steps, people were collapsing wounded all about me.
▪ You had a. 50-caliber machine gun and an M60 mounted on the rear of the vehicle to cover your rear.
▪ A light machine gun opened up, then another.
▪ The hammering of the machine guns and rifles around him was continuous.
▪ Wounded men all round him tried to get up and retreat, but only brought eruptions of machine gun fire.
▪ A small army of men toting machine guns stood at the gate, which slowly swung open in front of us.
▪ I had hit the floor before the machine gun went off.
▪ They were complemented by light machine guns that could be handled by a sin-gle soldier in a pinch.
▪ Four soldiers with submachine guns patrolled the room, and an officer made his rounds at frequent intervals.
▪ Out of the darkness stepped four men with AK-47 assault rifles and Uzi submachine guns, Anaya said.
▪ One of them tugged the camel reins away from Kate and she found herself looking into the muzzle of a submachine gun.
▪ His hand went out, reached for the submachine gun, his fingers tightening on the stock.
▪ He wore his skullcap, his hiking boots, his pistol-and had his Uzi submachine gun strapped across his back.
▪ Look, I carry a gun.
▪ He was not carrying a gun.
▪ Osborn was known by his friends to carry a gun in his car.
▪ If I'd been carrying my gun I'd have pulled it.
▪ A jeep carrying two soldiers holding guns followed us for several miles, then turned back.
▪ But Edward, delighted to be carrying a gun at last, hardly cared.
▪ By the time a decision comes down, six months later, the students are carrying mobile phones-if not guns.
▪ She could have drawn her gun, walked up to them all, and killed them all quickly.
▪ Let me ask you something: Who did he draw his gun?
▪ The french windows were closed and he drew his gun and peered in to the gloomy apartment.
▪ Rubenski, one of our most accurate gunners, opened up as we drew closer to the gun position.
▪ Horses drawing guns slithered helplessly on the icy road, ambulances full of wounded skidded into ditches.
▪ Both had been presidential bodyguards with the Reagan administration but neither of them had ever had to draw his gun in anger.
▪ He threw the strip down then drew his gun.
▪ The court heard that Newton had snapped in the mistaken belief that his father was about to draw a gun on him.
▪ The most free-spending hired guns are all well-known by political mavens inside the Beltway.
▪ This time Bruce Willis is the hired gun in Prohibition-era Texas.
▪ This time Bruce Willis is the hired gun, caught between Chicago gangsters fighting for control of the hooch business.
▪ Her coming was more like bringing in a hired gun.
▪ The boy holding a gun too, but pointing it at the floor, uncertain what to do.
▪ He stood up, holding the guns.
▪ He held his gun near his mouth and touched it gently with his lips as he waited.
▪ Buff's face was full of hate and he was holding a laser gun.
▪ A jeep carrying two soldiers holding guns followed us for several miles, then turned back.
▪ Duvall was holding the gun now as he looked down at him, breathing heavily.
▪ You think it makes a man of you, holding a gun.
▪ The owners are constantly carping about runaway salaries, then fall over themselves to jump the gun and up the ante.
▪ Although some winter barley growers jumped he gun last week, little was cut as crops were not fit.
▪ Suppose some broker was able to anticipate the radio sign from Chicago, then he could jump the gun.
▪ But we are jumping the gun here.
▪ Aren't we jumping the gun a bit?
▪ The new squad will officially be in existence on Monday anyway, so we're only jumping the gun by six days.
▪ But I have jumped the gun.
▪ She must have got it from the room where I keep my guns.
▪ He kept a gun in his desk drawer at the office and one night I took it out and shot him.
▪ He kept the gun pointed at Connelly's head the entire time, the barrel never more than inches from his face.
▪ Big Dumbo would keep his gun on me, I would watch his hand.
▪ To this end, he had taught his deputies that keeping their guns cleaned and oiled meant never having to use them.
▪ But it keeps the gun shops happy.
▪ So what, that one of their neighbors kept a gun?
▪ They looked at the passports and then started to walk down the aisle, pointing their guns at the passengers.
▪ Deering, whom Warren Cokley knew, entered pointing a gun at him.
▪ He snapped off a shot, hardly even bothering to point the gun before he squeezed the trigger.
▪ If Jack let his men point a gun at his own club, what other club could be safe?
▪ Two men in their late teens or early twenties came into the office and pointed their guns at the cashiers face.
▪ I turned around and saw a man pointing a gun at me.
▪ Facing that wall was a picture of a huge hand pointing a gun directly at you.
▪ I can close my eyes and point the gun and hit whatever it is.
▪ But he ducks, wrenches at my fingers, and pulls his gun hand free.
▪ Then, slowly pulling my own gun away from his head, I continued walking until I was directly opposite him.
▪ She said that, as the officer felt threatened, he pulled his gun and fired off a warning shot.
▪ He pulled out a huge gun, snugged inside a light tan shoulder holster.
▪ It's not every day a young woman pulls a gun on a burglar.
▪ Confronting two young men outside a Vista apartment building, 18-year-old Lane pulled a gun.
▪ We featured dramatic pictures of two of the masked boys pulling a replica gun on our front and centre pages.
▪ Many horses died of starvation, and most of those that survived grew too weak for use in pulling the lightest guns.
▪ When you shoot the repeater hand gun work out the first shot normally with a strength of 4.
▪ He let her shoot his gun from the hip.
▪ The dawn raids happened less than a day after a Detective Sergeant was shot with a machine gun in Kent.
▪ We were just firing in the dark too much, just shooting off our guns.
▪ The villagers then shoot guns into the branches to ward off evil spirits.
▪ She shoots guns, rides horses and even saves a certain some one from a hanging.
▪ The electrons are shot from a gun aimed at the centre of the phosphor screen.
▪ You know how to shoot a gun, she said.
▪ Federal agents and prosecutors said they found what amounts to a smoking gun in the case.
▪ As smoking guns go, Rick Massey is a fizzle.
▪ The Internal Revenue Service thought it had a smoking gun.
▪ So she had concocted this marvellous plan to spike Jenny's guns.
▪ Federalism has spiked the guns of would-be autonomy-seekers.
▪ He told her that being firm, sticking to one's guns in situations of this kind, always paid off.
▪ But Klein stuck to his guns.
▪ The two brothers had conversation after conversation on the theme of religion, the younger one sticking to his guns.
▪ And there was great admiration for Livingstone's transparent honesty, self-effacing modesty and determination to stick to his guns.
▪ Spenser should have stuck to his guns and been satisfied with unity of design.
▪ Whether I'd stuck to my guns or not, it had been a harrowing experience and I felt abused.
▪ The clubs should have stuck to their guns.
▪ Wait till we turn the guns on them all.
▪ I turned some guns, some explosives.
▪ The man in the room withdrew his arm and shook it free of slivers before turning the gun around ready for use.
▪ Rohmer was not going to turn a gun on him again, and he was not going to allow this to happen.
▪ Delaney turned the already hosing gun on to the nearest.
▪ He turns to get his gun out.
▪ First nominate your target and turn the gun to face it as you would a cannon.
▪ They started to use machine guns against the crowd on the Cathedral steps, people were collapsing wounded all about me.
▪ Only use a gun with an adult. 6.
▪ The six-person jury unanimously found that Lozano had improperly used his gun.
▪ Roughly half of child killers used a gun, while 16 percent used their own hands and feet as lethal weapons.
▪ They like to use an elephant gun to stun a flea.
▪ I can teach you to use a gun and to knife-fight.
▪ Harris, who was driving a Peugeot 309, was caught by police using a radar gun.
▪ Unfortunately, the child in the story uses a toy gun to rid himself of the beast.
be going great guns
▪ It is going great guns with special lines, the Fortress Alarm and the upgraded, fancy number, the Citadel.
jump the gun
▪ I think it would be jumping the gun to sign the agreement at this stage.
▪ Miller is young, and comparing him to the great quarterbacks is jumping the gun.
▪ Surely it's jumping the gun to buy the ring before you've even asked her to marry you?
▪ Aren't we jumping the gun a bit?
▪ But I have jumped the gun.
▪ But we are jumping the gun here.
▪ It is unlikely that Boris Yeltsin would be implementing those reforms if we had jumped the gun, as the Opposition wanted.
▪ Suppose some broker was able to anticipate the radio sign from Chicago, then he could jump the gun.
▪ The new squad will officially be in existence on Monday anyway, so we're only jumping the gun by six days.
▪ The owners are constantly carping about runaway salaries, then fall over themselves to jump the gun and up the ante.
pack a gun
run drugs/guns
son of a gun!
spike sb's guns
stick to your guns
▪ And there was great admiration for Livingstone's transparent honesty, self-effacing modesty and determination to stick to his guns.
▪ But Klein stuck to his guns.
▪ I can decide how I am going to act, stick to my guns, and ignore the consequences.
▪ Spenser should have stuck to his guns and been satisfied with unity of design.
▪ The clubs should have stuck to their guns.
▪ The two brothers had conversation after conversation on the theme of religion, the younger one sticking to his guns.
▪ Whether I'd stuck to my guns or not, it had been a harrowing experience and I felt abused.
young gun/Turk
▪ A light machine gun opened up, then another.
▪ Either the machine gun had been wiped out or the enemy had gotten smart.
▪ He held the gun as if he didn't know what it was, and looked at her.
▪ His bulging eyes fixing her maniacally as he advanced, his hand on the gun at his belt.
▪ In letters written from jail, he denies using a gun in the robbery.
▪ Police said Stanton was hit on the back of the head with a gun during the ordeal.
▪ You know how to shoot a gun, she said.
be going great guns
▪ It is going great guns with special lines, the Fortress Alarm and the upgraded, fancy number, the Citadel.
son of a gun!
young gun/Turk
▪ Yes, well, when one has spoken out for freedom against dictatorship there are other people gunning for one.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Gun \Gun\, v. i. To practice fowling or hunting small game; -- chiefly in participial form; as, to go gunning.


Gun \Gun\ (g[u^]n), n. [OE. gonne, gunne; of uncertain origin; cf. Ir., Gael., & LL. gunna, W. gum; possibly (like cannon) fr. L. canna reed, tube; or abbreviated fr. OF. mangonnel, E. mangonel, a machine for hurling stones.]

  1. A weapon which throws or propels a missile to a distance; any firearm or instrument for throwing projectiles, consisting of a tube or barrel closed at one end, in which the projectile is placed, with an explosive charge (such as guncotton or gunpowder) behind, which is ignited by various means. Pistols, rifles, carbines, muskets, and fowling pieces are smaller guns, for hand use, and are called small arms. Larger guns are called cannon, ordnance, fieldpieces, carronades, howitzers, etc. See these terms in the Vocabulary.

    As swift as a pellet out of a gunne When fire is in the powder runne.

    The word gun was in use in England for an engine to cast a thing from a man long before there was any gunpowder found out.

  2. (Mil.) A piece of heavy ordnance; in a restricted sense, a cannon.

  3. pl. (Naut.) Violent blasts of wind.

    Note: Guns are classified, according to their construction or manner of loading as rifled or smoothbore, breech-loading or muzzle-loading, cast or built-up guns; or according to their use, as field, mountain, prairie, seacoast, and siege guns.

    Armstrong gun, a wrought iron breech-loading cannon named after its English inventor, Sir William Armstrong.

    Big gun or Great gun, a piece of heavy ordnance; hence (Fig.), a person superior in any way; as, bring in the big guns to tackle the problem.

    Gun barrel, the barrel or tube of a gun.

    Gun carriage, the carriage on which a gun is mounted or moved.

    Gun cotton (Chem.), a general name for a series of explosive nitric ethers of cellulose, obtained by steeping cotton in nitric and sulphuric acids. Although there are formed substances containing nitric acid radicals, yet the results exactly resemble ordinary cotton in appearance. It burns without ash, with explosion if confined, but quietly and harmlessly if free and open, and in small quantity. Specifically, the lower nitrates of cellulose which are insoluble in ether and alcohol in distinction from the highest (pyroxylin) which is soluble. See Pyroxylin, and cf. Xyloidin. The gun cottons are used for blasting and somewhat in gunnery: for making celluloid when compounded with camphor; and the soluble variety (pyroxylin) for making collodion. See Celluloid, and Collodion. Gun cotton is frequenty but improperly called nitrocellulose. It is not a nitro compound, but an ester of nitric acid.

    Gun deck. See under Deck.

    Gun fire, the time at which the morning or the evening gun is fired.

    Gun metal, a bronze, ordinarily composed of nine parts of copper and one of tin, used for cannon, etc. The name is also given to certain strong mixtures of cast iron.

    Gun port (Naut.), an opening in a ship through which a cannon's muzzle is run out for firing.

    Gun tackle (Naut.), the blocks and pulleys affixed to the side of a ship, by which a gun carriage is run to and from the gun port.

    Gun tackle purchase (Naut.), a tackle composed of two single blocks and a fall.

    Krupp gun, a wrought steel breech-loading cannon, named after its German inventor, Herr Krupp.

    Machine gun, a breech-loading gun or a group of such guns, mounted on a carriage or other holder, and having a reservoir containing cartridges which are loaded into the gun or guns and fired in rapid succession. In earlier models, such as the Gatling gun, the cartridges were loaded by machinery operated by turning a crank. In modern versions the loading of cartidges is accomplished by levers operated by the recoil of the explosion driving the bullet, or by the pressure of gas within the barrel. Several hundred shots can be fired in a minute by such weapons, with accurate aim. The Gatling gun, Gardner gun, Hotchkiss gun, and Nordenfelt gun, named for their inventors, and the French mitrailleuse, are machine guns.

    To blow great guns (Naut.), to blow a gale. See Gun, n., 3.


Gin \Gin\ (g[i^]n), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Gan (g[a^]n), Gon (g[o^]n), or Gun (g[u^]n); p. pr. & vb. n. Ginning.] [OE. ginnen, AS. ginnan (in comp.), prob. orig., to open, cut open, cf. OHG. inginnan to begin, open, cut open, and prob. akin to AS. g[=i]nan to yawn, and E. yawn. [root]31. See Yawn, v. i., and cf. Begin.] To begin; -- often followed by an infinitive without to; as, gan tell. See Gan. [Obs. or Archaic] ``He gan to pray.''

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

"to shoot with a gun," 1620s, from gun (n.); the sense of "to accelerate an engine" is from 1930, from earlier phrase to give (something) the gun. Related: Gunned; gunning.


mid-14c., gunne "an engine of war that throws rocks, arrows or other missiles," probably a shortening of woman's name Gunilda, found in Middle English gonnilde "cannon" and in an Anglo-Latin reference to a specific gun from a 1330 munitions inventory of Windsor Castle ("...una magna balista de cornu quae Domina Gunilda ..."), from Old Norse Gunnhildr, woman's name, from gunnr + hildr, both meaning "war, battle." First element from PIE *gwhen- "to strike, kill" (see bane); for second, see Hilda.\n

\nThe identification of women with powerful weapons is common historically (such as Big Bertha, Brown Bess, Mons Meg, etc.); meaning shifted with technology, from cannons to firearms as they developed 15c. Great guns (cannon, etc.) distinguished from small guns (such as muskets) from c.1400. Applied to pistols and revolvers after 1744. Meaning "thief, rascal" is from 1858. For son of a gun, see son. To jump the gun (1912, American English) is from track and field. Guns "a woman's breasts" (especially if prominent) attested by 2006.


Etymology 1 n. 1 A device#Noun for project#Verbing a hard object very forcefully#Adverb; a firearm#Noun or cannon#Noun. 2 # A very portable, short firearm, for hand use, which fires bullets or projectiles, such as a handgun, revolver, pistol(,) or Derringer. 3 # A less portable, long firearm, bullet or projectile firing; a rifle, either manual, automatic or semi-automatic; a flintlock, musket or shotgun. 4 # (lb en military) A cannon with relatively long barrel, operating with relatively low angle of fire, and having a high muzzle velocity.JP 1-02. ''Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms, 8 November 2010 (As Amended Through 15 March 2012)'', p.142. ([// Searchable online version]) 5 # (lb en military) A cannon with a 6-inch/155mm minimum nominal bore diameter and tube length 30 calibers or more. See also: howitzer; mortar. 6 # (lb en figurative) A firearm or cannon used for saluting or signalling.(w 21-gun-salute Wp) 7 A device#Noun operated by a trigger#Noun and acting in a manner similar to a firearm. 8 # Any implement designed to fire a projectile from a tube. 9 # A device or tool that projects a substance. 10 # A device or tool that apply#Verb something rather than projecting it. 11 (lb en surfing) A long surfboard designed for surfing big waves (not the same as a longboard, a gun has a pointed nose and is generally a little narrower). 12 (lb en cellular automata) A pattern that "fires" out other patterns. 13 (lb en colloquial) A man who carries or uses a rifle, shotgun or handgun. 14 (lb en colloquial usually plural) The biceps. 15 (lb en nautical in the plural) Violent blasts of wind. vb. 1 (qualifier: with “down”) To shoot someone or something, usually with a firearm. 2 To speed something up. 3 To offer vigorous support to a person or cause. 4 To seek to attack someone; to take aim at someone. 5 To practice fowling or hunting small game; chiefly in participial form: ''to go gunning''. Etymology 2

vb. (eye dialect of going to English)

  1. v. shoot with a gun

  2. [also: gunning, gunned]

  1. n. a weapon that discharges a missile at high velocity (especially from a metal tube or barrel)

  2. large but transportable armament [syn: artillery, heavy weapon, ordnance]

  3. a person who shoots a gun (as regards their ability) [syn: gunman]

  4. a professional killer who uses a gun [syn: gunman, gunslinger, hired gun, gun for hire, triggerman, hit man, hitman, torpedo, shooter]

  5. a hand-operated pump that resembles a gun; forces grease into parts of a machine [syn: grease-gun]

  6. a pedal that controls the throttle valve; "he stepped on the gas" [syn: accelerator, accelerator pedal, gas pedal, gas, throttle]

  7. the discharge of a gun as signal or as a salute in military ceremonies; "a twenty gun salute"

  8. [also: gunning, gunned]

Gun (band)

Gun is a hard rock band from Glasgow, Scotland. They are best known for the song "Better Days" as well as their cover of Cameo's " Word Up!".

Gun (disambiguation)

A gun is an object that propels a projectile through a hollow tube, primarily as weaponry.

Gun or Guns may also refer to:

Gun (Swedish name)

Gun or Gunn is an old name formed from gunnr (battle) and is cognate with the Old English word "gúð". Gunnr is one of the valkyries. The equivalent male name is Gunnar.

The earliest attestation of the name is on the Rök Runestone where it occurs as part of a kenning for wolf: I say this the twelfth, where the horse of Gunnr sees fodder on the battlefield, where twenty kings lie...

Gun is the 56th most common female name in Sweden as of December 31, 2008, when 34,655 living people were named Gun in Sweden.

Gun (cellular automaton)

In a cellular automaton, a gun is a pattern with a main part that repeats periodically, like an oscillator, and that also periodically emits spaceships. There are then two periods that may be considered: the period of the spaceship output, and the period of the gun itself, which is necessarily a multiple of the spaceship output's period. A gun whose period is larger than the period of the output is a pseudoperiod gun.

In the Game of Life, for every p greater than or equal to 14, it is possible to construct a glider gun in which the gliders are emitted with period p.

Since guns continually emit spaceships, the existence of guns in Life means that initial patterns with finite numbers of cells can eventually lead to configurations with limitless numbers of cells, something that John Conway himself originally conjectured to be impossible. However, according to Conway's later testimony, this conjecture was explicitly intended to encourage someone to disprove it -- i.e., Conway hoped that infinite-growth patterns did exist.

Bill Gosper discovered the first glider gun in 1970, earning $50 from Conway. The discovery of the glider gun eventually led to the proof that Conway's Game of Life could function as a Turing machine. For many years this glider gun was the smallest one known in Life, although other rules had smaller guns. However, in 2015 a period-120 gun in Life with fewer live cells (but a larger bounding box) was discovered.

Gun (Staffordshire)

Gun is an undistinguished hill at the southern end of the Peak District. The hill is mainly moorland with some small wooded areas. Gun is often overlooked by walkers who prefer the neighbouring peaks of The Roaches, Hen Cloud and Ramshaw rocks. However it still features typical moorland scenery and some pleasant hill walking. The hill overlooks the town of Leek in the Staffordshire Moorlands which is an ideal base for visiting the Peak District National Park. The hill often features in the itinerary of the Tour of Britain cycle race.

Gun has the Summits on the Air reference G/SP-013

Gun (Chinese)

Gǔn, Count of Chóng was a figure in Chinese mythology, sometimes noted as the father of Yu the Great, the founder of the Xia dynasty. Gun was appointed to the task of controlling the Great Flood by Emperor Yao on the advice of the Four Mountains. Gun used dykes to try to stop the flooding but the dykes collapsed, killing many people.

Gun (video game)

Gun is a Revisionist Western-themed action-adventure video game developed by Neversoft and published by Activision for the PlayStation 2, Xbox, GameCube, Microsoft Windows, and Xbox 360. The game was released in North America on November 17, 2005, and during mid-to-late-November in Europe. Since October 13, 2006, the game has been available to buy on Steam. The PlayStation Portable version, released on October 10, 2006 under the title Gun: Showdown, features new side-missions, a multiplayer mode, and other additions that were not available in the console versions.

During its first month, the game sold 225,000 copies across the four console systems for which it was initially released. The game had sold over 1.4 million units in the United States as of October 2008. It was well received by game critics and won numerous awards, including GameSpy's Xbox 360 Action Game of the Year.

Gun (TV series)

Gun is an American television anthology series which aired on ABC on Saturday night from April 12 to May 31, 1997 at 10:00 p.m Eastern time. The series lasted six episodes, each directed by a well-known director, before being cancelled. Each episode involves a pearl-handled .45 semi-automatic pistol as an important part of the plot. The characters in each episode are completely different and unrelated to those who appear in other episodes. The series was produced by Robert Altman and attracted numerous recognizable stars including Fred Ward, Kathy Baker, Carrie Fisher, Daryl Hannah, Randy Quaid, Martin Sheen and James Gandolfini in his first television role.


Gün is a Turkish name and may refer to:

  • bediha Gün (born 1994), Turkish female sport wrestler
  • Güneli Gün, Turkish translator
  • Gün Temür Khan (1384–1402), Mongol Khagan of the Northern Yuan Dynasty

Category:Given names

Gun (Gigolo Aunts song)

"Gun" is a song written and performed by Gigolo Aunts. It was released as a single in March 1993 on Fire Records and appears on the Gigolo Aunts' album, Flippin' Out. The white label promo single has a different track listing than that released for commercial consumption, replacing the "Take Me On" B-side with "Sled". Both of those songs appear on the CD single version.

Gun (2010 film)

Gun is a 2010 direct-to-video action film directed by Jessy Terrero, written by Curtis Jackson starring himself, Val Kilmer and James Remar. Filming took place in Detroit and Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Gun (staff)

The Chinese word gun (, literally, "rod", "stick") refers to a long Chinese staff weapon used in Chinese martial arts. It is known as one of the four major weapons, along with the qiang (spear), dao (sabre), and the jian (sword), called in this group "The Grandfather of all Weapons".

Gun (2011 film)

Gun is a 2011 Kannada film in the action genre starring Harish Raj and Mallika Kapoor in the lead roles. Nikitha also plays an important role. The film has been directed and written by Harish Raj and is jointly produced by K. Murali under Nishanth Constructions. Ronnie Raphel has composed the music. Kalyan and Kaviraj have written the lyrics for the songs. The film was released on 25 Februaruy 2011.

Gun (Chvrches song)

"Gun" is a song by Scottish synthpop band Chvrches from their 2013 debut album The Bones of What You Believe. It was released as the band's third official single on 15 June 2013 via Virgin and Goodbye Records.

Gun (Korean name)

Gun, also spelled Geon, Kŏn, Keon, Gon, Kuhn, or Kun, is a single-syllable masculine Korean given name, as well as an element in some two-syllable given names. The meaning differs based on the hanja used to write it.

Gun (administrative division)

A gun is an administrative unit in both North Korea and South Korea similar to the unit of county. In South Korea, A gun has a population of less than 150,000 (more than that would make it a city or si), is less densely populated than a gu, and is more rural in character than either of the other 2 divisions. Gun are comparable to British non-metropolitan districts. Counties are divided into towns (eup) and districts (myeon).

Usage examples of "gun".

The signal gun aboard Endymion sent out a puff of smoke and a series of flags broke out at the mast-head.

Except for the annoyance of the bombs, the gunners of the forts had it much their own way until the broadsides of the Pensacola, which showed eleven heavy guns on either side, drew up abreast of them.

The guns of those ships, being disposed along the sides, were for the most part able to bear only upon an enemy abreast of them, with a small additional angle of train toward ahead or astern.

Don Guillermo ibn Mahmood de Vargas y Sanchez del Rio of a glowering, stone-sheathed fortress abristle with guns.

That was a minor vessel, readily expendable, though formidable enough, a hundred-meter spheroid abristle with guns, missile launchers, energy projectors.

Completely unaware, of course, he was bringing into reality all of the nightmares of Don Guillermo ibn Mahmood de Vargas y Sanchez del Rio of a glowering, stone-sheathed fortress abristle with guns.

Mellis false-flags Banish with his bullshit mine story if there was a claymore mine on this mountain, it would be command-detonated and Abies would have lit it off with the rest of his fireworks then leads him up to the gun site and fucking drops him cold.

Banish coming down hard on top of the girl with the baby and the gun and Abies falling forward from the act of Fagin being blown back off his feet and settling still on the ground.

They all had guns drawn and with all the commotion, somehow Adeem had escaped.

The Yeomanry, the Scottish Horse, and the Constabulary poured a steady fire upon the advancing wave of horsemen, and the guns opened with case at two hundred yards.

That part was the recoil, and it is the recoil of the guns I figure on putting aboard my aerial warship that is giving me such trouble.

Some ignorant peasants, terrified by the balloon, ran for their guns, and the poor aeronaut was treated to a shower of bullets.

The aeronaut carried a gun firing explosive bullets loaded with oxygen, and in addition, and true to the best tradition of Japan, a sword.

Thirty seconds later sixteen of them were crouched on the aft hull, all carrying machine guns, wearing balaclava hoods and wired into their walkie-talkies.

Pewts father opened the window agen and pluged a club out into the yard and holered scat and then we kep still and we herd him tell Nat Weeks that he had got his gun loded and if he herd it go of he needent be sirprized.