What is another word for firing pin?

Pronunciation: [fˈa͡ɪ͡əɹɪŋ pˈɪn] (IPA)

A firing pin is a critical component of a firearms mechanism, responsible for igniting the primer and firing the bullet. It is also known as a striker or firing striker, depending on the design of the firearm. In a revolver, it is called a hammer. Other synonyms for firing pin include: firing pin assembly, firing pin spring, striker spring, cocking piece, sear, trigger, and trigger spring. The firing pin may vary in design, from a simple metal rod to a complex mechanism, yet it performs the same function of creating a spark to ignite the gunpowder. Whether rifle, pistol, or shotgun, the firing pin is an essential part of any firearm's operation.

Synonyms for Firing pin:

  • n.

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What are the hypernyms for Firing pin?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    armament, latch, trigger, small arm, ignition device, safety mechanism, firearm component, pistol part, projectile firearm, small arm part.

What are the hyponyms for Firing pin?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for firing pin (as nouns)

What are the holonyms for Firing pin?

Holonyms are words that denote a whole whose part is denoted by another word.

Related words: firing pin spring, firing pin safety, firing pin adjustment, firing pin spring kit, firing pin replacement, firing pin set

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