safety catch


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safety catch

n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a device to prevent the accidental operation of a mechanism, e.g. in a firearm or lift
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Noun1.safety catch - guard consisting of a locking device that prevents a weapon from being fired
safety device, guard, safety - a device designed to prevent injury or accidents
gun - a weapon that discharges a missile at high velocity (especially from a metal tube or barrel)
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Wishing he had a shot-gun, Sheldon dropped to the ground behind a tree, slipped a fresh clip up the hollow butt of the pistol, threw a cartridge into the chamber, shoved the safety catch into place, and reloaded the empty clip.
He released the safety catch with his thumb, and operating the sliding outer barrel, ran the contents of the clip through the mechanism.
It had no safety catch, could fire without the trigger being pulled and could hold up to nine pellets without them being visible.
While holding the safety catch up and pulling the trigger, remove the hammer up through the receiver.
Once the spring is compressed, flip the safety catch over the spring arm and hold it in position while slowly releasing the tension on the rope, ensuring that the safety catch stays engaged.
The officer, named only as A2, told how he released the safety catch on his weapon when he saw the suspect come into view because the suspect was armed with a pistol and this posed a "threat to endanger life".
The car has some unique pre-production features, including a highly lightweight aluminium body, aluminium seats, bonnet safety catch and fan cowling.
When it comes to emptying the'Tub', in one simple motion release the safety catch.
The LHS and SHS models have a chrome-plated steel hook, safety catch and oversized swivel shackle and bolt.
Labels4Kids Infoband ID Bands AN identification wristband (PVC and latex-free) that parents write their contact details on and fasten onto the child's wrist with a safety catch.
The trigger arm is held in the armed position by a spring safety catch to avoid accidental actuation, also a trigger guard is incorporated.
According to Lerena, the gun, which he said belonged to one of the Paralympics' sprinter friends who was also in the restaurant during that day, went off when Pistorius accidentally released the safety catch of the gun as it caught on his trousers.