unfired

unfired

(ʌnˈfaɪəd)
adj
1. (Ceramics) not exposed to, or set on, fire: unfired pots.
2. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) (of a gun) not discharged
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I had two unfired cartridges in the chambers of my gun.
I have two M48s, one of which is so nicely fitted and finished it hangs on the wall, unfired and undinged.
The police recovered from the scene one caliber .45 pistol, one magazine loaded with two unfired bullets, one live bullet in its chamber and five spent shells and three slugs.
Earnest was arrested shortly after the attack with 50 unfired bullets, a tactical vest and helmet, prosecutors said during his arraignment.
This spectacular rifle in .375 H&H Magnum is in unfired condition and wears its original 25-inch tapered heavy sporter factory barrel with hooded ramp front sight and island rear sight base topped with two folding leafs.
Jurors were told DNA swabs were taken from various items seized by police, including a loaded pump-action rifle and bags of cartridges found in an alleged safe house in Fenham, and an unfired round found at the scene of the second shooting.
To become part of the pyramid, you can buy an unfired brick now in preparation for your own death.
Police investigating the scene noted that there were two empty bullet casings found at the scene, along with two unfired bullets still in the gun.
Now prosecutors have dropped the allegations and accepted his guilty plea to possessing ammunition after two unfired cartridges were found at the scene of the shooting on Lordenshaw.
A very small number that were unused and unfired were put out for sale to the public.