cartridge receiver

cartridge receiver

[′kär·trij ri′sē·vər]
(ordnance)
An item integral to a carbine, rifle, or shotgun, designed to take the charge from a cartridge magazine or clip or a single cartridge or shell and hold it until chambered.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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