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Noun: assault gun
  1. (military) any of the automatic rifles or semiautomatic rifles with large magazines designed for military use
    - assault rifle
  2. An armoured vehicle with the chassis of a tank (but no turret) and a large gun; used as an antitank weapon and to support infantry

Derived forms: assault guns

Type of: armored vehicle [US], armoured vehicle [Brit, Cdn], automatic, automatic rifle, machine rifle

Encyclopedia: Assault gun