breech-loading definition

  • adjective:
    • Such that ammunition is filled guiding the bore.
    • obtaining the cost within breech in the place of at muzzle.
    • (of firearms) built to be filled during the breech
    • Such that ammo is filled at the rear of the bore.
    • Receiving the cost within breech in the place of at the muzzle.
    • (of guns) designed to be loaded at the breech
  • others:
    • Receiving the cost in the breech instead of the muzzle: put on guns: as, a breech-loading rifle.
    • Receiving the cost on breech as opposed to the muzzle: put on firearms: because, a breech-loading rifle.

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