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Handgun

A handgun is a gun small enough to be carried and used in one hand.

While a two-handed aiming posture may be optimum for most firearms, including handguns, if the gun is not designed to be usable in a single hand, it is not a handgun.

Two main designs are pistols and revolvers.



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