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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A weapon, consisting mainly of conducting metal rails, that uses electromagnetic force to accelerate a projectile to a much greater speed than that achieved by conventional chemical propellant weapons.

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  • n. Alternative spelling of railgun.

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