Definition – Airgun

Definition Airgun

noun

airguns, plural

A gun that fires pellets using compressed air

An air gun is a rifle (air rifle), pistol (air pistol), or shotgun that fires projectiles by means of compressed air or other gas, in contrast to a firearm, which burns a propellant. Most air guns use metallic projectiles as ammunition. Some others use arrows.[1][2] Air guns that only use plastic projectiles are classified as airsoft guns.

Not a firearm but a gun that uses compressed air or CO2 to propel a projectile. Examples: BB gun, pellet gun, CO2 gun.

A loose term applied to any rifle or pistol that uses some form of compressed gas as the propellant.

a gun that propels a projectile by compressed air

Diana RWS 350 Feuerkraft Pro Compact
Diana RWS 350 Feuerkraft Pro Compact is an Airgun

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