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Noun Concept
Categories: 1498 introductions, Firearm components, Articles with permanently dead external links, Artillery components
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grooving  rifling  Barrel twist  Extended range full bore  oval bore
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The cutting of spiral grooves on the inside of the barrel of a firearm WordNet 3.0
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The cutting of spiral grooves on the inside of the barrel of a firearm WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
In firearms, rifling is machining helical grooves into the internal surface of a gun's barrel for the purpose of exerting torque and thus imparting a spin to a projectile around its longitudinal axis during shooting to stabilize the projectile longitudinally by conservation of angular momentum, improving its aerodynamic stability and accuracy over smoothbore designs. Wikipedia
Helical groovings in the internal surface of a firearm barrel Wikidata
Process of grooving a gun barrel to increase a projectile's range and accuracy Wikidata
The system of grooves in a rifled gun barrel or cannon. Shunt rifling, rifling for cannon, in which one side of the groove is made deeper than the other, to facilitate loading with shot having projections which enter by the deeper part of the grooves. Wiktionary
System of grooves. Wiktionary (translation)
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