Definition of Browning automatic rifle
1. Noun. A portable .30 caliber automatic rifle operated by gas pressure and fed by cartridges from a magazine; used by United States troops in World War I and in World War II and in the Korean War.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Browning Automatic Rifle
Literary usage of Browning automatic rifle
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The New York Times Current History (1918)
"The ammunition is interchangeable for all four weapons, the Springfield, the modified Enfield, the light browning automatic rifle, and the heavy Browning ..."
2. The Army Behind the Army by Edward Alexander Powell (1919)
"The browning automatic rifle in particular, as beautifully finished and balanced as a trap-shooter's double-barrel, formed a striking contrast to the clumsy ..."
3. Seven Firefights in Vietnam by John A. Cash (1985)
"... BAR browning automatic rifle Beaten zone The elliptical ground area struck by the fire of automatic weapons or by artillery projectiles Beehive round An ..."