Kalashnikov
noun Etymology: Mikhail Timofeevich Kalashnikov b1919 Soviet weapons designer Date: 1970 a Soviet-designed assault rifle; especially AK-47

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  • Kalashnikov — is commonly used to refer to a type of rifle:Rifles*AK 47, or another rifle in that series *AK 74People*Mikhail Kalashnikov (born 1919), Russian small arms designer *Maxim Kalashnikov (born 1966), pen name of a Russian writer and political… …   Wikipedia

  • Kalashnikov — type of rifle or submachine gun made in the U.S.S.R., 1968, from Rus. Kalashnikov, weapon developed in Soviet Union c.1946 and named for Mikhail Kalashnikov, gun designer and part of the team that built it. In AK 47, the AK stands for Avtomat… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Kalashnikov — ► NOUN ▪ a type of rifle or sub machine gun made in Russia. ORIGIN named after the Russian designer Mikhail T. Kalashnikov (born 1919) …   English terms dictionary

  • kalashnikov — / kaˈlaʃnikof/ [dal nome del progettista russo M. T. Kalašnikov] s. m. inv. fucile mitragliatore …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • Kalashnikov — Kalachnikov (homonymie) Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. La Kalachnikov, ou AK 47, fusil d assaut; Mikhaïl Kalachnikov, créateur de cet AK 47, dit Kalachnikov. Yuriy Kalashnikov, karatéka …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Kalashnikov — UK [kəˈlæʃ(ə)nɪkɒf] / US [kəˈlɑʃ(ə)nɪˌkɑf] noun [countable] Word forms Kalashnikov : singular Kalashnikov plural Kalashnikovs a type of gun that can fire a lot of bullets very quickly …   English dictionary

  • kalashnikov — {{#}}{{LM K46147}}{{〓}} {{[}}kalashnikov{{]}} {{《}}▍ s.m.{{》}} Fusil ruso de gran fiabilidad y resistencia. {{★}}{{\}}ETIMOLOGÍA:{{/}} Por alusión a Mijail Kalashnikov, combatiente ruso de la Segunda Guerra Mundial, que lo diseñó.… …   Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • Kalashnikov — noun Kalashnikov is used before these nouns: ↑rifle …   Collocations dictionary

  • Kalashnikov — Ka|lash|ni|kov [kəˈlæʃnıkɔf US ko:f] n [Date: 1900 2000; Origin: M. T. Kalashnikov, Russian inventor of the gun] a type of ↑rifle (=long gun) that can fire very quickly …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Kalashnikov — [[t]kəlæ̱ʃnɪkɒf[/t]] Kalashnikovs N COUNT A Kalashnikov is a type of rifle that is made in Russia …   English dictionary

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