hammerless
adjective Date: 1875 having the hammer concealed <
a hammerless revolver
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  • hammerless — [ amɛrlɛs ] n. m. • 1878; mot angl. , de hammer « chien (de fusil) » et less « sans » ♦ Anglic. Fusil de chasse à percussion centrale, sans chien apparent. ⇒HAMMERLESS, subst. masc. Fusil de chasse à bascule et à percussion centrale sans chiens… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • hammerless — s.n. Puşcă de vânătoare cu cocoaşe interne. [< engl. hammerless]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 20.04.2005. Sursa: DN  HÁMMERLESS s. n. puşcă de vânătoare cu cocoaşe interne. (< engl. hammerless) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • *hammerless — ● hammerless nom masculin invariable (anglais hammerless, de hammer, chien de fusil, et less, sans) Fusil de chasse à bascule et à percussion centrale, sans chien apparent …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • hammerless — [ham′ərlis] adj. having the hammer or other striking device enclosed: used esp. of rifles, shotguns, and pistols …   English World dictionary

  • Hammerless — A hammerless firearm is a firearm that lacks an exposed hammer or hammer spur. One of the disadvantages of an exposed hammer spur is the tendency to get caught on items such as clothing; covering or bobbing the hammer by removing the spur avoids… …   Wikipedia

  • hammerless — ham·mer·less s.m.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} TS arm. fucile da caccia a cani interni | anche agg.inv.: fucile hammerless {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1930. ETIMO: comp. di hammer cane (del fucile) e less senza …   Dizionario italiano

  • hammerless — s ( en, hammerless) VAPEN gevär med inbyggd osynlig hane …   Clue 9 Svensk Ordbok

  • hammerless — /ham euhr lis/, adj. (of a firearm) having the hammer concealed within the receiver. [1870 75; HAMMER + LESS] * * * …   Universalium

  • hammerless — adjective Without a visible hammer; said of a gun having a cock or striker concealed from sight, and out of the way of an accidental touch …   Wiktionary

  • Hammerless — Bøsselås med indbyggede slagstifter og slagbolte …   Danske encyklopædi

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