What is another word for rifling?

140 synonyms found


[ ɹˈa͡ɪflɪŋ], [ ɹˈa‍ɪflɪŋ], [ ɹ_ˈaɪ_f_l_ɪ_ŋ]

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How to use "Rifling" in context?

Rifling refers to the process of spinning a projectile around an axis by the action of a rotating gun barrel. It was first developed in Europe in the late 17th century and was used in firearms such as the musket. Rifling is now generally used in military shotguns and pistols because of its increased accuracy.

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