slide action


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Noun1.slide action - action mechanism in a modern rifle or shotgun; a back and forward motion of a sliding lever ejects the empty shell case and cocks the firearm and loads a new round
action mechanism, action - the operating part that transmits power to a mechanism; "the piano had a very stiff action"
rifle - a shoulder firearm with a long barrel and a rifled bore; "he lifted the rifle to his shoulder and fired"
scattergun, shotgun - firearm that is a double-barreled smoothbore shoulder weapon for firing shot at short ranges
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The rest of the band is also killer with loose guitars, a nasty slide action, some tasty organ, and horns.
There's something about that shiny wooden square combined with high blood sugar and the heady scent of various aunties' perfume that drives them wild for top slide action.
The slide action on the prototype on display was rougher than on a Mossberg 500 or 590, but a spokesman assures me it will be smoother on the production guns.
Neat ideas include a one-touch electric front seat fold and slide action to make accessing the rear simple.
When the Model 42 was introduced in 1933 the slide action was the most popular type of repeating shotgun.
Stack Teck also rolled out its new Compact Slide Action Closure Molds (CSAM) for 1881-style Beverage closures.
Set up is a snap and with an illuminated Quick Touch Border and Kodak's unique scrolling feature; you can easily scroll through your images with a simple slide action.
The Fox and Urban Fox are only available with three doors but the wide openings of both driver and passenger doors combined with an easy slide action of the two front seats makes getting into the rear exceptionally easy.
The Fox and Urban Fox are only available with three doors, but the wide openings of both driver and passenger doors combined with an easy slide action of the two front seats makes getting into the rear exceptionally easy.
For those unfamiliar with the slide action shotgun, its operation is similar to that of a trombone.
One interesting type is the dual action which allows such a weapon to operate in the self-loading or slide action mode.
Trombonist Barnaby Dickinson is set for a big future, his agile phrases the result of some particularly swift slide action, his range encompassing high and low notes, with few gaps in between.