Definition of Automatic pistol
1. Noun. A pistol that will keep firing until the ammunition is gone or the trigger is released.
Generic synonyms: Automatic Firearm, Automatic Gun, Automatic Weapon, Handgun, Pistol, Shooting Iron, Side Arm
Derivative terms: Automatic
Lexicographical Neighbors of Automatic Pistol
Literary usage of Automatic pistol
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Pistol and Revolver Shooting by Abraham Lincoln Artman Himmelwright (1915)
"“ 26 Colt automatic pistol J Parabellum or “Luger” automatic pistol. ... 28 Mauser automatic pistol ... ) Smith & Wesson Pistol Remington Pistol “ “ 30 ..."
2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"From a military point of w, therefore, before the revolver is altogether superseded by : automatic pistol, it is most desirable that the latter should be ..."
3. A Military and Naval Dictionary by John Philip Wisser, henry Colford Gauss (1905)
"An automatic pistol (model 1902),. loaded by reco'il, caliber 0.30 inch, ... An automatic pistol, loading by gas pressure, similar in principle to the ..."