".22" meaning in English

Noun

Forms: .22s [plural]
  1. A standard kind of firearm designed to fire bullets that are approximately 0.22 inch in diameter.
The following are not (yet) sense-disambiguated
Related terms: .38, .45

Inflected forms

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      "examples": [
        {
          "ref": "2001, Chilco Choate, The Fire Still Burns: A Life of Trail Talk and Contrary Opinions, p. 29",
          "text": "I would rather have a .22 than an axe or a club, that's for sure"
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