shotgun cartridge

shotgun cartridge

[′shät‚gən ‚kär·trij]
(ordnance)
A container or capsule, usually of stiff paper with a brass base, containing primer, powder, wadding, and shot for use in a shotgun.
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The Irish Whale and Dolphin Group's Simon Berrow revealed a shotgun cartridge was found in the belly of one whale stranded on an Irish beach four years ago.
DC LEE CLARKE When hospital staff checked the 22-year-old's clothing they found a live 12-bore shotgun cartridge.
Cross-examining Seddon, Peter Wright QC, for the prosecution, said he had telephoned his parents' house beforehand to check whether he needed another shotgun cartridge "for Daniel".
They discovered various items including a shotgun cartridge, a live silver Magnum bullet and cannabis worth pounds 3, but no firearms.
Looking down at the footpath, I noticed rubber bullet rounds and a turquoise spent shotgun cartridge, I picked that up.
A 12-gauge shotgun cartridge is now available that is designed specifically to breach padlock hasps and deadbolts, knobs and hinges on wooden doors.
The inventor of a burglar alarm which automatically fires a blank shotgun cartridge to scare off intruders yesterday told of the necessity of his device in the light of the Tony Martin case.
Cross examining Seddon, Peter Wright QC, for the prosecution, said he had telephoned his parents' house beforehand to check whether he needed another shotgun cartridge "for Daniel".
Firearms and ammunition specialist William Harriman, examined an old style paper coated shotgun cartridge found by police in a box at Cooper's former home in St Mary's Park, near Milford Haven.
Steroid addict Moat had packed a shotgun cartridge with a special mixture designed to "teach a lesson" to Miss Stobbart and leave her with lasting scars, it was revealed.
Office staff at Glasgow City Chambers intercepted another package with a shotgun cartridge and a note stating: "You are a target for death, regards SNLA.
The spring-loaded Alarm Mine detonates a single blank shotgun cartridge when activated by a trip wire.