Definition of double-action adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    double-action

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE
     
    ; NAmE
     
    [usually before noun]
     
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  1. 1working in two ways double-action tablets
  2. 2(of a gun) needing two separate actions for preparing to fire and firing
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: double-action