Sten gun
A family of lightweight British submachine guns.

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  • Sten Gun — Sten Mk II …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • STEN gun — Sten Mk II Sten (1942) Die Bezeichnung Sten Gun wurde für eine Reihe von sehr einfach konstruierten, aber dennoch zuverlässigen Maschinenpistolen der britischen Streitkräfte im …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Sten gun — [ˈsten gʌn] n a small British ↑submachine gun …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Sten gun — Sten′ gun n. mil a British light submachine gun Also called Sten. Etymology: 1940–45; R.V. S(hepherd)+ H.J. T(urpin), the designers +En(gland) …   From formal English to slang

  • Sten gun — a British light submachine gun. Also called Sten. [1940 45; R.V. S(hepherd) + H.J. T(urpin), the designers + En(field), England] * * * ▪ weapon in full  Sten Submachine Gun,         9 millimetre submachine gun that became the standard such weapon …   Universalium

  • Sten gun — n. a type of lightweight sub machine gun. Etymology: S and T (the initials of the inventors surnames, Shepherd and Turpin) + en after BREN * * * noun a lightweight British submachine gun • Regions: ↑United Kingdom, ↑UK, ↑U.K., ↑Britain, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • sten gun — /ˈstɛn gʌn/ (say sten gun) noun a light submachine gun. {sten formed from S(hephard and) T(urpin) + En(field) the inventors and the place of manufacture in England} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Sten gun — sten Sten submachine gun, British 9mm submachine gun …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Sten gun — noun a type of lightweight British sub machine gun. Origin 1940s: from the initials of the inventors surnames, Shepherd and Turpin, suggested by Bren gun …   English new terms dictionary

  • Sten gun — noun (C) a small British submachine gun …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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