Definitions

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  • n. A mechanical device that loads ordnance into weapons such as tanks and artillery that would otherwise be loaded by a dedicated crew.
  • n. A mechanical device that automatically loads storage media (such as tapes or disks) into the device that can read them.
  • n. a semi-automatic firearm

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a firearm that reloads itself

Etymologies

auto- +‎ loader (Wiktionary)

Examples

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