a.1.(Mil.) Having a firing pin to explode the cartridge; as, a pin-fire rifle.
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As a no-name 1870s-to '80s-vintage European pin-fire, value is in the $400 to $575 range, assuming it is in good working order.
Baganalstown-based vet Michael Keane carried out the delicate pin-fire operation on Danoli's leg at Tom's stables at Aughabeg, Co Carlow.
The stem cells recognise what they should be and regrow the tendon, rather than when you blister, bar-fire or pin-fire, which produces scar tissue that fills the hole but with non-elastic material.