centre-fire


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centre-fire

adj
1. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) (of a cartridge) having the primer in the centre of the base
2. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) (of a firearm) adapted for such cartridges
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Asian Games: Bronze Air pistol and Centre-fire pistol, Guangzhou, China, 2010
CWG: Gold (rapid-fire pairs and singles, centre-fire pairs), Silver (centre-fire), New Delhi, 2010
This will allow those who do not have a centre-fire or rim-fire rifle to take part using an air rifle, removing the need for competitors to possess a firearms certificate.
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