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smooth bore

[′smüth′bȯr]
(ordnance)
A bore that is smooth and without rifling, for example, in shotguns and mortars.
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WW Greener wrote in his book, The Gun and its Development, a smooth bore arm was as accurate as a rifled arm out to 60 yards as well as the advantages of higher velocity, less recoil, and easier to clean--all due to the absence of rifling grooves that would cut into the projectile upon ignition.
A smooth bore with a countersunk tapped hole accepts a screw that exits through a flat surface and can be used for creating shelves, displays or attaching signs and other components.
Officers found the Italian .22 smooth bore rifle but there was no ammunition.
Page International products include PTFE textile and stainless wire reinforced smooth bore and convoluted hoses and a variety of rubber covered PTFE hoses, silicone hose and tubing.
Smooth Bore: Smooth Bore is a multi-purpose, one-sack HDD system.
Richards admitted possessing a Webley Mark Four .445 calibre service revolver with a smooth bore, a prohibited weapon, and possessing the semi-automatic air rifle within five years of his release from a previous prison sentence.
Featuring a smooth bore, the collars come in sizes from 1/4" to 10" I.D.
It can be provided on convoluted and smooth bore hoses with polypropylene braid, stainless steel braids, or stainless steel braid with a platinum cured silicon cover.
A smooth bore (no detent) will provide 1000 mating cycles with no degradation.
Smaller than the smooth bore barrel, they would be held stable as they were shot along the tube with sleeve-like pieces of shaped padding called slip-sabots.
Flexible shafts, brushes, cleaning tools and accessories are available for removing both soft and hard depoits from smooth bore as well as internally enhanced tubes/pipes 1/4"-1" 1.0.
We were up against Asia's finest guerilla fighters, mountain warriors whose long-barrelled rifles, their jezails, were far more effective than the British smooth bore muskets.