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Glossary Results

V - 13 matching terms

VARIABLE CHOKE
See Choke, Variable.

VARMINT RIFLE
See Rifle, Varmint.

VELOCITY
The speed of a projectile at a given point along its trajectory.

VELOCITY, INSTRUMENTAL
The velocity of a projectile, or a shot charge, that is recorded by suitable instrumentation located a predetermined distance from the muzzle of a test barrel or a firearm.

VELOCITY, REMAINING
Velocity that a projectile retains at any specific location along its trajectory path.

VELOCITY, STANDARD
An industry term for rimfire ammunition loaded to a velocity level below high velocity ammunition of that type.

VELOCITY, STRIKING
The velocity of a projectile at the point of impact.

VELOCITY, SUMMIT
The velocity of a projectile at the highest point of the trajectory.

VELOCITY, TERMINAL
The remaining velocity of a projectile at maximum range.

VENT, GAS
1. Any hole in the action of a firearm to allow the escape of gases from the breech.
2. A hole in the gas cylinder of a firearm to bleed off gas.
3. Ammunition: See Flash Hole.
4. See Barrel Vent.

VENTILATED CHOKE
See Choke, Ventilated.

VENTILATED RIB
See Rib, Ventilated.

VERNIER SIGHT
See Sight, Vernier.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M
N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Abbreviations:

A-L | M-Z