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German - English (British) translations for "Pistole"

"Pistole" German translation





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Meaning: gun

Er zog seine Pistole und schoss.

He drew his gun and fired.

Meaning: pistol (in sports)

Er ist ein talentierter Schütze mit der Pistole.

He is a talented shooter with the pistol.

Meaning: handgun

Die Polizei fand eine geladene Pistole in seinem Rucksack.

The police found a loaded handgun in his backpack.

Meaning: spray bottle

Sie benutzte eine Pistole, um die Pflanzen zu besprühen.

She used a spray bottle to water the plants.


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A1: Ich habe eine Pistole.

A1: I have a pistol.

A2: Er hat die Pistole verloren.

A2: He lost the pistol.

A2: Die Polizei hat die Pistole gefunden.

A2: The police found the pistol.

B1: Er trägt immer eine Pistole bei sich.

B1: He always carries a pistol with him.

B1: Sie hat die Pistole geladen und abgedrückt.

B1: She loaded and fired the pistol.

B2: Der Täter hatte die Pistole auf den Boden geworfen, bevor er flüchtete.

B2: The perpetrator had thrown the pistol on the ground before fleeing.

C1: Die Pistole war entsichert und schussbereit.

C1: The pistol was unsecured and ready to fire.

C1: Die Pistole wurde als Beweismittel sichergestellt.

C1: The pistol was seized as evidence.

C2: Der Scharfschütze zielte mit seiner Pistole präzise auf das Ziel.

C2: The sniper aimed precisely at the target with his pistol.

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A 'Pistole' is a German noun that refers to a firearm, specifically a handgun or pistol. It is a portable and handheld weapon that is designed to be fired with one hand. Pistoles are commonly used by law enforcement officers, military personnel, and civilians for self-defense, sport shooting, and recreational purposes.

The word 'Pistole' comes from the French word 'pistolet', which means small firearm. Pistoles have been in use since the 16th century and have evolved over time to become more accurate, reliable, and efficient. They typically have a short barrel, a magazine for holding ammunition, and a trigger mechanism for firing the weapon.

In Germany, ownership and possession of Pistolen are regulated by strict gun control laws. Individuals who wish to own a Pistole must undergo background checks, obtain a firearms license, and comply with storage and transportation regulations. The use of Pistolen in criminal activities is strictly prohibited and punishable by law.

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