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muzzle

1. the projecting part of the face, usually the jaws and nose, of animals such as the dog and horse
2. a guard or strap fitted over an animal's nose and jaws to prevent it biting or eating

muzzle

[′məz·əl]
(ordnance)
The end of the barrel of a gun from which the bullet or projectile emerges.
(vertebrate zoology)
The snout of an animal, as a dog or horse.
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Velocity is the average of five rounds measured 12 feet from the guns' muzzles.
The flash suppressor base effectively eliminates almost all muzzle flash--keeping in mind that muzzle flash varies depending upon barrel length, caliber and especially ammunition.
Because compensators use gas force to work their magic, more gas often means more effective dampening of muzzle rise.
Be sure to put the muzzle on before the workmen are expected, so he is not aroused already, and so he does not associate it with them:
It must be stressed that there were no animal welfare issues and the owner has been advised to get a new muzzle.
A muzzle brake will have an effect on the vibration pattern, but there is no way of knowing ahead of time what that affect will be.
I designed the first modern inline muzzle loading rifle back in 1963, as reported in Alaska Sportsman Magazine and the October 2013 issue of American Gunsmith.
YESTERDAY'S story about a Japanese Akita attacking a dog walker raised the issue of muzzles being used for dogs in public places.
In an effort to re-educate the public on the many uses and benefits of a muzzle, specifically the Baskerville Ultra Muzzle from The Company of Animals, some of the leading pet experts were asked how they use a muzzle
Manila: Personnel of the Philippine National Police (PNP) have affixed adhesive tape on the muzzle of their firearms on Monday as part of preparations for safer holiday celebrations.
Many muzzle loaders experience projectile dysfunction -- taking a shot at deer on rainy days only to have their primers pop off and their bullets go nowhere.
A basket muzzle is the preferred choice if your dog needs to wear a muzzle for anything other than a short period fo time or specific treatment.