meaning of breech-loading

breech-loading meaning in General Dictionary

(of weapons) built to be packed in the breech

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  • getting the charge during the breech instead of at the muzzle.

breech-loading meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) obtaining the cost during the breech as opposed to within muzzle.


Sentence Examples with the word breech-loading

It has suffered considerably in modern times from the competition of other towns in this industry, especially since the introduction of the breech-loading rifle.

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