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- n. A long-range rifle, usually equipped with a telescopic sight and often a night-vision device.
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- n. an extremely powerful rifle developed for the military; capable of destroying light armored vehicles and aircraft more than a mile away
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Memphis is displaying a target he has just tested the rifle on, the new FN PSR model, which is to be included in upcoming FBI sniper rifle trials, the winner of which stands to gain not only the agency contract but commercial advantages throughout the world.
Then suddenly on one of them the muzzle of a Barrett sniper rifle flashed—
But he wouldn't need the sniper rifle for this shot, only the long-barrel Beretta.
Charges have been raised that Memphis, whose stewardship of the famous ‘Peacenik Sniper’ investigation has been called into question, inappropriately attended gun firm functions as the federal investigative agency prepares to decide on a multimillion-dollar sniper rifle contract.
Watching the new man, Archer, go out to the western paddock and practice firing his ultralong Barrett sniper rifle at far-off targets—and hitting the targetevery single time.
Stretch pulled a vicious-looking Barrett M82A1A sniper rifle off his back, took a crouching pose, and fired back at the American hovercraft.