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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With or without the slide action, an air gun produces a recoil force that is lighter than a semiauto .22 LR pistol.
Standard equipment includes a panoramic glass sunroof with tilt and slide action and - useful for families - picnic trays on the backs of the front seats.
Caption: The slide action release located just below the serial number is easily operated with the middle finger of the shooting hand.
The Gen4 has an enhanced blowback slide action that comes closer to mimicking the slide action of a firearm.
It's like the Priv, but without the slide action. It's a new BlackBerry, in a new format, but it's one that might just work.
Mostly we deal with shotguns on these pages, but I'd be remiss if I didn't mention that my first real deer rifle was a Remington 760, slide action chambered in .270.
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.
However, the pump or slide action is even more uniquely American, also dating back to the 19th century and seen elsewhere in the world more frequently than a lever action.
Neat ideas include a one-touch electric front seat fold and slide action to make accessing the rear simple.
Stack Teck also rolled out its new Compact Slide Action Closure Molds (CSAM) for 1881-style Beverage closures.