[self-loh-ding, self-] /ˌsɛlfˈloʊ dɪŋ, ˈsɛlf-/
noting or pertaining to an automatic or semiautomatic firearm.
(of a firearm) utilizing some of the force of the explosion to eject the empty shell and replace it with a new one Also autoloading See also automatic (sense 5), semiautomatic (sense 2)
noun 1. strong dislike or disgust; intense aversion. noun 1. abhorrence; disgust
noun 1. a device for securing a door, gate, lid, drawer, or the like in position when closed, consisting of a bolt or system of bolts propelled and withdrawn by a mechanism operated by a key, dial, etc. 2. a contrivance for fastening or securing something. 3. the mechanism that explodes the charge; gunlock. safety […]
noun 1. the instinct by which one’s actions are directed to the promotion of one’s own welfare or well-being, especially an excessive regard for one’s own advantage. 2. conceit; vanity. 3. narcissism (def 2). noun 1. the instinct or tendency to seek one’s own well-being or to further one’s own interest self-love n. The instinct […]
verb (used with object), lubricated, lubricating. 1. to apply some oily or greasy substance to (a machine, parts of a mechanism, etc.) in order to diminish friction; oil or grease (something). 2. to make slippery or smooth; apply a lubricant to: to lubricate one’s hands with a lotion. 3. to smooth over, as a difficulty […]