unrifled


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un·ri·fled

 (ŭn-rī′fəld)
adj.
Having a smooth bore. Used of a gun barrel.

unrifled

(ʌnˈraɪfəld)
adj
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) (of a firearm or its bore) not rifled; smoothbore
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unrifled - of a firearmunrifled - of a firearm; not having rifling or internal spiral grooves inside the barrel
rifled - of a firearm; having rifling or internal spiral grooves inside the barrel
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Soon, while the crews were awaiting the arrival of the ship, the body showed symptoms of sinking with all its treasures unrifled.
5 inches; the last 5 inches are the unrifled sound moderator.
A very hard steel plug, called a button, is forced down an unrifled barrel.
He believed in velocity; he bored his rifles with a bit of freebore--an unrifled section ahead of the leade--to give his bullets a head start.
foul and ravenous birds of prey [who] flutter over our heads, and souse down upon our tables, and leave nothing unrent, unrifled, unravaged, or unpolluted with the slime of their filthy offal.
The Ministry of Customs and Trade also said that no military weapons have been sent to Syria, explaining that the only weapons sent to Syria have been unrifled hunting guns and starting pistols, both used solely for sporting purposes.
It was a one pound, single shot, all-metal, unrifled pistol taking the .
In his "Prologue to the Stage" printed with The Royal King and the Loyal Subject in 1637, Heywood admits "no History / We have left unrifled," (7) but he had a special affinity with classical subject matter, which provided him with a ready quarry of sensationalism and erotica, and from early on in his career he translated and adapted almost continually, and, perhaps because of the pace of writing for Henslowe, he became a rampant self-plagiarist.
This reflects the period during which FDA's Office of Chief Counsel began a program to review all warning letters and unrifled letters for legal sufficiency and consistency with FDA policy in March 2002.