Pistol definition

Pistol means any firearm with a barrel less than sixteen inches in length, or is designed to be held and fired by the use of a single hand.
Pistol means a loaded or unloaded firearm that is 26 inches or less in length, or a loaded or unloaded firearm that by its construction and appearance conceals it as a firearm.
Pistol means any derringer, revolver, or semi-automatic firearm which:

Examples of Pistol in a sentence

  • Pistol and revolver ammunition with expanding projectiles and the projectiles for such ammunition, except in the case of weapons for hunting or for target shooting, for persons entitled to use them.

  • Pistol championships are held in Nashville, Tennessee, and are conducted by the National Guard.

  • It is required by the Pistol Permit Bureau as part of the standard for recording Firearms.

  • Any other person who, in fact, depends on the applicant for over over-half of their support, (AR 134–18)Distinguished DesignationAward of the Distinguished Pistol Shot or Distinguished Rifleman Badge.

  • These individuals will have access to the Action Pistol Range without my supervision.


More Definitions of Pistol

Pistol means a weapon as defined in Minnesota Statutes section 624.712, subd. 2. Subpart D. Student.
Pistol means any firearm originally designed to be fired by use of a single hand or with a barrel less than 12 inches in length.
Pistol means a short firearm having a chamber which is integral with the barrel, designed to be aimed and fired by the use of a single hand.
Pistol means any firearm designed to expel a projectile and designed to be fired from the hand, but shall not include any firearm generally recognized or classified as an antique, curiosity, or collector’s item, or any that does not fire fixed cartridges.
Pistol means any device designed to be used as a weapon, from which a projectile is expelled by the force of any explosion, or other form of combustion, and that has a barrel less than 16 inches in length. This definition includes AR-15 style pistols with pistol buffer tubes attached. Pistol buffer tubes typically have smooth metal with no guide on the bottom for rifle stocks to be attached, and they sometimes have a foam pad on the end of the tube farthest from the receiver.
Pistol or "revolver" means any firearm having a barrel less than twelve inches;
Pistol or "revolver" means any firearm of any shape with a barrel less than sixteen inches in length and capable of discharging loaded am- munition or any noxious gas.