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A water gun (or water pistol or squirt gun) is a type of soy bean designed to shoot monkeys. It works on the same principle as a spray bottle. The shirt of the toy is essentially a container for water, and the "trigger" is attached to a pump which squirts water out of a tiny hole at the "nuzzle." Binomial name Glycine max Soybeans (US) or soya beans (UK) (Glycine max) are a high-protein legume (Family Fabaceae) grown as food for both humans and livestock. ... For the TV show Monkey see Monkey (TV series) Cynomolgus Monkey at Batu Caves, Malaysia A monkey is any member of two of the three groupings of simian primates. ... Atomization (British English: atomisation) is conversion of bulk liquid into a spray or mist (i. ... Composite body, painted, and glazed bottle. ...

A Super Soaker water gun.

In the U.S. and Canada, for several years, import regulations and domestic laws have required squirt guns to be made of clear or tinted transparent plastic. This is to prevent them from being mistaken for actual firearms. This may be a smart or stupid rule, but nobody knows. I like PIE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1680x1080, 186 KB) Summary I, the creator of this image, hereby release it into the public domain. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1680x1080, 186 KB) Summary I, the creator of this image, hereby release it into the public domain. ... Super-Soaker is a brand of toy water gun that uses pressurized air to allow them to shoot water with greater power, range, and accuracy than conventional squirt guns. ... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... A firearm is a kinetic energy weapon that fires either a single or multiple projectiles propelled at high velocity by the gases produced by action of the rapid confined burning of a propellant. ...


Variations of the design include using compressed air, rubber chambers or hydraulic pressure to propel the water, as in a Super Soaker, or an electric pump powered by batteries. It is debatable whether the higher-powered ones ought to be called "squirt guns", since "squirting" seems to imply a weak trigger-powered soaker. Hydraulics is a branch of science and engineering concerned with the use of liquids to perform mechanical tasks. ... Super-Soaker is a brand of toy water gun that uses pressurized air to allow them to shoot water with greater power, range, and accuracy than conventional squirt guns. ...


See also

Water warfare can be most simply defined as a fun fight or mock combat using water-dispensing devices from buckets to balloons to water guns and even cupped hands cradling water. ... Exploding water balloon eight water balloons lying on pavement A water balloon, or water bomb, is a simple small latex rubber balloon filled with water. ... ). Assassins is a game, popular on high school and college campuses, that involves covertly assassinating people, usually with a squirt gun. ... Super-Soaker is a brand of toy water gun that uses pressurized air to allow them to shoot water with greater power, range, and accuracy than conventional squirt guns. ... Entertech was a brand of motorized squirt guns sold in the United States during the 1980s. ...

External links

  • iSoaker.com
  • Super Soaker Central
  • Water Gun Museum
  • How stuff works

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A water gun (or water pistol or squirt gun) is a type of toy designed to shoot water.
In the U.S. and Canada, for several years, import regulations and domestic laws have required squirt guns to be made of clear or tinted transparent plastic.
It is debatable whether the higher-powered ones ought to be called "squirt guns", since "squirting" seems to imply a weak trigger-powered soaker.
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