ray gun: Meaning and Definition of

ray' gun"

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  1. a gun that can fire bursts of usually destructive or lethal rays: a science fiction novel whose hero has a ray gun made of gold.
  2. a child's futuristic toy gun that emits sparks, whirring noises, etc.
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