firing chamber


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firing chamber

[′fīr·iŋ ‚chām·bər]
(aerospace engineering)
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With the CompleteHeat, there's one firing chamber, exhaust vent and combustion air intake for what would normally be three separate units.
The compressed atmosphere within the firing chamber makes life a bit more difficult for the ignition system because a stronger current is required to arc across a sparkplug's gap under those conditions.
The biggest problem was getting the short cartridge to feed out of a magazine and into the firing chamber of a gun designed for a longer cartridge.
It's loaded with six rounds of Super Vel .380 ACP in the magazine and a seventh in the firing chamber, hammer safely down in the double action position, thumb safety already set to "fire."
The CFF firing chamber is the largest indoor firing chamber in the world, used for large-scale experiments using high-explosives with full containment of hazardous materials.
Beretta introduces a semiautomatic shotgun for home defense, the Tx4 Storm, which holds five 12-gauge shells in its tubular magazine and a sixth in the firing chamber. It comes with Picatinny rails for accessories, and emerges from the box mounting a ghost ring rear sight and high-visibility front sight.
According to this plan, the area that would constitute the kiln floor was paved with three rows of construction bricks and the floors of the firing chamber and stacks were paved with one row of firebricks.
A punty rod can extend outside the firing chamber through a secondary 2 1/2"-high door.
A fiber board insert near the top reduces the firing chamber to 15 inches deep to confine the heat inside the kiln when the lid is opened.
To strip, first draw back the operating handle and check to ensure that both integral magazine and firing chamber are empty; the bolt/bolt cover should lock in the open position.
To find out how the 9mm would handle the jump from a revolver's firing chamber to the forcing cone, across the velocity-bleeding barrel/cylinder we ran four of our accuracy-testing loads over an Oehler chronograph (see chart).
Tenders are invited for Retrieval of Spreading Of Coarse Sand For Bed Preparation/ Spreading Of Charcoal/ Dry Coal/ Diesel As Required In Relay Shifty To Maintain Boiler Fire, Draining Of Sand During Operation/ Screening Of Drained Out Material/ Recharging Of Screened Coarse Sand To Firing Chamber, Charging Of Chemicals In DM Plant/ Boiler As Required