pattern shooting

pattern shooting

[′pad·ərn ‚shüd·iŋ]
(engineering)
In seismic prospecting, firing of explosive charges arranged in geometric pattern.
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If you don't do at least some basic pattern shooting, you won't have a clue as to how well the loads are going to work in the field.
This test plus pattern shooting at 20, 30 and 40 yards constitute the most important tests you will ever make with a shotgun.
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