Taser
trademark — used for a gun that fires electrified darts to stun and immobilize a person

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Taser® — /tāˈzər/ (orig and esp US; also without cap) noun A small gunlike device which fires electrified darts or barbs, used to immobilize or stun eg an attacker transitive verb To immobilize or stun with a Taser ORIGIN: From the fictitious Tom Swift s… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Taser — 1972, formed from the initials of Tom Swift s electric rifle, a fictitious weapon. A powerful word that threatens to escape the cage of its copyright, despite the strenuous efforts of the owners, who are within their rights to fight to hold it.… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Taser — A Taser is an electroshock weapon that uses Electro Muscular Disruption (EMD) technology [International Association of Chiefs of Police, [http://www.theiacp.org/research/CuttingEdge/EMDT9Steps.pdf Electro Muscular Disruption Technology: A Nine… …   Wikipedia

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  • taser — /ˈteɪzə/ (say tayzuh) noun Also, taser gun. 1. a form of stun gun which fires projectiles with a wire attached through which an electric current passes, which, as the barbs at the end of the wire contact the body of the target, disrupts the… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Taser — 1. noun A high voltage stun gun; an electroshock gun. 2. verb to stun with a Taser …   Wiktionary

  • Taser — /tay zeuhr/, Trademark. a small gunlike device that fires electric darts to incapacitate a person temporarily. * * * …   Universalium

  • taser — 1. noun A handheld device intended to immobilize another by delivering an electric shock; a stun gun. 2. verb a) To shock an individual or animal with a handheld device with the …   Wiktionary

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