sniper rifle

noun
an extremely powerful rifle developed for the military; capable of destroying light armored vehicles and aircraft more than a mile away
Syn: ↑precision rifle
Hypernyms: ↑rifle
Hyponyms: ↑Dragunov

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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