loose round

loose round

[′lüs ¦rau̇nd]
(ordnance)
Defective cartridge in which the bullet is loose in the cartridge case.
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Her dress hung loose round her wasted figure; not a trace of its buxom autumnal beauty remained.
No injuries were reported, but Cmdr Stephens said it was "unknown" whether the loose round hit the dhow or any of its occupants.
No injuries were reported, but Cmdr Stephens said it was 'unknown'[euro]oCi whether the loose round hit the dhow or any of its occupants.
I'm not sure he was getting perhaps the right guidance and maybe there were people who were a bit loose round him.
A small folding saw or a loose round of rifle ammo in your backpack, for instance.
A loose round of ammunition also was recovered from the defendant during the booking process.
She then careered loose round the infield before being caught and led to the stalls, where, by now far too stirred up for her own good, she spooked at a flag fluttering on the roof of a safety vehicle and reared up.
It's a good race quality-wise and, if Ballymac Ruso gets loose round the first bend, he'll prove difficult to beat.
It is easy to understand how a police marksman must feel when he has trained in his sights someone who is holding something that may or may not be capable of letting loose round after round.
He was an anomaly, the loose round peg in the tight square grid that the art world became.
Move them in the early spring, protect them from livestock, deer and the lawnmower with a loose round of woven wire, and give them a good mulching.
Fleet-footed Young always loves to cut loose round the rucks and make fools of his opposite numbers, but the 20-year-old knows he must curb that enthusiasm in favour of superior decision-making.