small-bore


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small-bore

(smôl′bôr′)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or being a firearm of small caliber.
2. Trivial or unimportant: a small-bore controversy.

small-bore

adj
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) (of a firearm) having a small bore, esp one of less than .22 calibre
Translations

small-bore

[ˈsmɔːlbɔːʳ] ADJde bajo calibre
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