case shot


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case shot

n.
1. A metal cylinder that is packed with shot and explodes in midair after being fired from a cannon, formerly used as an antipersonnel round.
2. Such cylinders, or the shot used in such cylinders, considered as a group.

case shot

n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) another name for canister2b
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.case shot - a metallic cylinder packed with shot and used as ammunition in a firearm
ammo, ammunition - projectiles to be fired from a gun
pellet, shot - a solid missile discharged from a firearm; "the shot buzzed past his ear"
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