semi-automatic

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semi-automatic (not comparable)

  1. Partially automatic.
  2. Of a firearm that automatically ejects a shell and loads the next one, but requires the trigger to be squeezed for each shot; autoloading.

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Noun[edit]

semi-automatic (plural semi-automatics)

  1. (weaponry) A semi-automatic firearm, especially such a pistol.
  2. (automotive) A semi-automatic transmission

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