# gas-ring definition

• noun:
• in a few types of breech-loading guns, a gas-check consisting of a thin metal or copper-plate perforated towards the exact size of the grade of the gun, and serving as a face-plate to your breech-block. The chamber associated with breech-block is larger than the hole inside dish, to make certain that whenever a charge explodes in the gun the fuel from surge flies back to the chamber, pushing the plate or band forward against the breech for the firearm.
• A work-bench gasolene heating-burner where the jets of flame tend to be arranged in a circle; a ring burner.

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