recoilless


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re·coil·less

 (rĭ-koil′lĭs, rē′koil′-)
adj.
Designed to minimize the effect of recoil: a recoilless rifle.

recoilless

(rɪˈkɔɪllɪs)
adj
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) denoting a gun, esp an antitank weapon, in which the blast is vented to the rear so as to eliminate or reduce recoil
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Adj.1.recoilless - of or being a weapon that is designed to minimize recoil
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recoilless

[rɪˈkɔɪllɪs] ADJ [gun] → sin retroceso
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