cannelure definition

  • noun:
    • A groove across the cylinder of a bullet.
    • Ringlike groove.
    • A groove in every cylinder; specif., a groove around the cylinder of an elongated round for small arms to include a lubricant, or around the rotating musical organization of a gun projectile to minimize the resistance provided to the rifling. In addition, a groove around the base of a cartridge, where in actuality the extractor takes hold.
    • A groove or channel on a decorative area, whilst the channeling on Doric articles.
    • A rectangular groove slashed across the cylindrical part of a bullet to contain the lubricant, which is made up generally of bayberry tallow or Japan wax.
    • A groove round the cylinder of a bullet.
    • Ringlike groove.
    • A groove in virtually any cylinder; specif., a groove across the cylinder of an elongated bullet for small-arms to include a lubricant, or around the turning band of a gun projectile to lessen the resistance agreed to the rifling. In addition, a groove across the base of a cartridge, where in fact the extractor takes hold.
    • A groove or station on a decorative surface, as the channeling on Doric articles.
    • A rectangular groove cut round the cylindrical part of a bullet to retain the lubricant, which consists generally of bayberry tallow or Japan wax.
  • others:
    • To form a groove or station in: as, a cannelured round.
    • to create a groove or station on: as, a cannelured bullet.

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