Any handgun whose cartridges are contained in a multi-chambered revolving cylinder separate from the barrel. (Cf. PISTOL) A firearm, usually a handgun, with a cylinder having several chambers so arranged as to rotate around an axis and be discharged successively by the same firing mechanism through a common barrel. A handgun having a revolving cylinder with several cartridge chambers that may be fired in succession. A pistol having a revolving multichambered cylinder that allows several shots to be discharged without reloading.
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