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- adjective of or relating to the bore of a gun (or its ammunition) that measures forty-five hundredths of an inch in diameter
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Inside Blair House, the moment Agent Stout heard the first shots he ran to the gun cabinet and grabbed a Thompson .45-caliber submachine gun.
A twenty-seven-year-old woman who was a follower of convicted murderer Charles Manson had tried to assassinate President Ford with a .45-caliber automatic as he shook hands with spectators near the state capitol in Sacramento, California.
The handles of his two .45-caliber pistols bulged beneath his biceps.
Next to the chain was a Bible and .45-caliber bullet.
Urda nodded and handed over one of his Kimber .45-caliber pistols.
He knew their ears were ringing from the blast of the powerful .45-caliber Kimber so he shouted in Arabic, “Which one of you wants to go to hell next?”
The Thompson gun was less than thirty-four inches long, weighed ten and a half pounds, and fired fat .45-caliber pistol rounds.
The lessons he thought he learned from watching swinging corpses and death throes in the stockyard led him to design the Thompson gun as a .45-caliber weapon.
Nick had drawn his duty weapon, an H&K .45-caliber pistol, and he put on the speed now, moving alongside Catherine and then slightly in front.
He opened the case and began to unload its contents on the table: a .45-caliber handgun, duct tape, a watch, a screwdriver, wire cutters, a piece of wooden two-by-four, a crowbar, and a small pouch filled with marbles.
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