Definitions of self-loader

n a firearm that reloads itself

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automatic firearm, automatic gun, automatic weapon
a firearm that reloads itself and keeps firing until the trigger is released
semiautomatic firearm
an autoloader that fires only one shot at each pull of the trigger
automatic, automatic pistol
a pistol that will keep firing until the ammunition is gone or the trigger is released
automatic, automatic rifle, machine rifle
light machine gun
Garand, Garand rifle, M-1, M-1 rifle
a semiautomatic rifle
machine gun
a rapidly firing automatic gun (often mounted)
semiautomatic, semiautomatic pistol
a pistol that is a semiautomatic firearm capable of loading and firing continuously
Type of:
firearm, piece, small-arm
a portable gun

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