gun carriage


gun carriage
A mobile or fixed support for a gun. It sometimes includes the elevating and traversing mechanisms. Also called carriage.

Military dictionary. 2000.

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  • Gun carriage — Gun Gun (g[u^]n), n. [OE. gonne, gunne; of uncertain origin; cf. Ir., Gael., & LL. gunna, W. gum; possibly (like cannon) fr. L. canna reed, tube; or abbreviated fr. OF. mangonnel, E. mangonel, a machine for hurling stones.] 1. A weapon which… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gun carriage — gun .carriage n a frame with wheels on which a large heavy gun is moved around …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • gun carriage — ► NOUN ▪ a wheeled support for a piece of artillery …   English terms dictionary

  • gun carriage — noun a framework on which a gun is mounted for firing • Hypernyms: ↑framework • Hyponyms: ↑barbette carriage * * * ˈgun carriage 7 [gun carriage gun carriages] …   Useful english dictionary

  • gun carriage — pabūklo lafetas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Mobilioji ar stacionarioji pabūklo atrama. Kartais turi vertikaliojo ir horizontaliojo kreipimo mechanizmus. atitikmenys: angl. carriage; gun carriage pranc. affût; affût de canon ryšiai:… …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • gun carriage — pabūklo lafetas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Judrioji arba stacionarioji pabūklo atrama. Kartais turi vertikalaus ir horizontalaus kreipimo mechanizmus. atitikmenys: angl. gun carriage rus. орудийный лафет …   Artilerijos terminų žodynas

  • gun carriage — pabūklo lafetas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Stovas, ant kurio tvirtinamas pabūklo vamzdis. Pabūklo lafeto paskirtis – kreipimo mechanizmais suteikti vamzdžiui vertikalius ir horizontalius kampus; atošliaužos įtaisais slopinti šūvio… …   Artilerijos terminų žodynas

  • gun carriage — pabūklo stovas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Pabūklo sukamosios ir sūpuoklinės dalies pagrindas; sudedamoji pabūklo lafeto dalis. Pabūklo stovą sudaro apatinis ir viršutinis stovas. atitikmenys: angl. gun carriage rus. орудийный станок …   Artilerijos terminų žodynas

  • gun carriage — /ˈgʌn kærɪdʒ/ (say gun karij) noun the carriage or structure on which a gun is mounted, and from which it is fired …   Australian English dictionary

  • gun carriage — the structure on which a gun is mounted or moved and from which it is fired. [1760 70] * * * …   Universalium


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