blowgun
noun Date: 1810 a tube through which a projectile (as a dart) may be impelled by the force of the breath

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  • Blowgun — Blow gun , n. A tube, as of cane or reed, sometimes twelve feet long, through which an arrow (sometimes poisoned) or other projectile may be impelled by the force of the breath. It is a weapon much used by certain Indians of America and the West… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blowgun — ☆ blowgun [blō′gun΄ ] n. a long, tubelike weapon through which darts or pellets are blown …   English World dictionary

  • Blowgun — Blowpipe and blow tube redirect here. For other uses of the terms, see Glassblowing A blowgun (also called a blowpipe or blow tube) is a simple weapon consisting of a small tube for firing light projectiles, or darts. The wielder blows into one… …   Wikipedia

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  • blowgun — /bloh gun /, n. a pipe or tube through which darts or other missiles are blown by the breath. Also called blowtube. [1800 10, Amer.; BLOW2 + GUN1] * * * Long, narrow pipe through which darts or other projectiles are blown. Primarily a hunting… …   Universalium

  • blowgun — dulkintuvas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. blowgun; diffuser; sputterer vok. Diffusor, n; Sprühgerät, n; Zerstäuber, m rus. распылитель, m pranc. atomiseur, m; diffuseur, m; pulvérisateur, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • blowgun — dulkintuvas statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Įrenginys (mašina arba aparatas) augalams dulkinti sausomis jų apsaugos priemonėmis (pesticidais). atitikmenys: angl. blowgun; diffusor vok. Diffusor, n; Zerstäuber, m rus.… …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • blowgun — noun a hollow tube through which a dart or similar missile may be blown Syn: blowpipe …   Wiktionary

  • blowgun — Synonyms and related words: automatic, bellows, blower, blowpipe, blowtube, firearm, flamethrower, gat, gun, handgun, heater, musket, peashooter, piece, pistol, repeater, revolver, rifle, rod, sawed off shotgun, shooting iron, shotgun, six gun,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • blowgun — n. hollow tube through which a dart is blown, blowpipe …   English contemporary dictionary

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