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 for airgun
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  airgun \air"gun`\, air gun \air" gun`\(g[u^]n`).
     A kind of gun in which the elastic force of condensed air is
     used to discharge the ball. The air is powerfully compressed
     into a reservoir attached to the gun, by a condensing pump,
     and is controlled by a valve actuated by the trigger. The
     common BB gun is a type of air gun.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a gun that propels a projectile by compressed air [syn:
           air gun, airgun, air rifle]

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