Centerfire cartridge

Centerfire cartridge
Centerfire cartridge Cen"ter*fire` car"tridge See under {Cartridge}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Centerfire ammunition — A centerfire cartridge is a cartridge in which the primer is located in the center of the cartridge case head. Unlike rimfire cartridges, the primer is a separate and replaceable component.The centerfire cartridge has replaced the rimfire in all… …   Wikipedia

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  • centerfire — noun A type of firearm cartridge with the primer is in a central primer cap …   Wiktionary

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  • Rimfire ammunition — A rimfire is a type of firearm cartridge. It is called a rimfire because instead of the firing pin striking the primer cap at the center of the base of the cartridge to ignite it (as in a centerfire cartridge), the pin strikes the base s rim. The …   Wikipedia

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