Definitions

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  • adjective of or relating to the bore of a gun (or its ammunition) that measures twenty-two hundredths of an inch in diameter

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Examples

  • University of Wisconsin Police Chief Susan Riseling testified that 41 rounds of .22-caliber ammunition were found Thursday morning scattered at several locations outside the Capitol.

    Ammo found outside Wis. Capitol, site of protests

  • Mexico border would be required to alert authorities when they sell within five consecutive business days two or more semiautomatic rifles greater than .22-caliber with detachable magazines.

    House votes to kill reporting system for assault-weapon sales

  • He kills them with a .22-caliber bullet shot to the ear, or by severing their spines with a knife.

    Alligator Farmers Snap Back At Florida's Plan to Sever Funding

  • University of Wisconsin Police Chief Susan Riseling testified that 41 rounds of .22-caliber ammunition were found Thursday morning scattered at several locations outside the Capitol.

    Judge orders protesters out of Wisconsin Capitol

  • Later, after one of my pals taught me how to make a .22-caliber zip gun from wood, a piece of car antenna, a door latch, and rubber bands, we did a test-fire in his apartment, putting a hole in his bedroom floor.

    Dancing with the Devil

  • As I lay on a gurney, a Spanish-speaking doctor used a scalpel to dig into my chest and remove a .22-caliber bullet.

    Dancing with the Devil

  • We found three .22-caliber revolvers at the farmhouse and three silencers.

    The Huckleberry Murders

  • She was also a gunslinger, known to pack a .22-caliber gun.

    A Perfect Fit

  • He had become withdrawn and despondent and, in a final act of despair, had shot himself in the head with a .22-caliber rifle that belonged to his father.

    Full Frontal Nudity

  • Wyman arranged a meeting with Stoner, at which he asked him to design a version of his AR-10 to handle a .22-caliber round.

    The Gun

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