flareback


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flareback

[′fler‚bak]
(ordnance)
A rearward escapement of flame or gas from a gun.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Inspecting the rounds themselves is also a critical step in flareback prevention.
Something as small as a torn bore evacuator O-ring could result in a deadly flareback.