gun breech

noun
: a mass of metal at the rear end of a cannon that extends from the rear face to the rifling

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  • gun breech — drūtgalys statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Pabūklo (minosvaidžio) vamzdžio užpakalinė dalis, kurioje yra pabūklo spyna. Šūvio metu drūtgalys pro spyną priima parako dujų spūdį. Drūtgalyje vamzdis sujungiamas su atošliaužos įtaisu (minosvaidžių …   Artilerijos terminų žodynas

  • breech — n. & v. n. 1 a the part of a cannon behind the bore. b the back part of a rifle or gun barrel. 2 archaic the buttocks. v.tr. archaic put (a boy) into breeches after being in petticoats since birth. Phrases and idioms: breech birth (or delivery)… …   Useful english dictionary

  • breech piece — drūtgalys statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Pabūklo (minosvaidžio) vamzdžio užpakalinė dalis, kurioje yra pabūklo spyna. Šūvio metu drūtgalys pro spyną priima parako dujų spūdį. Drūtgalyje vamzdis sujungiamas su atošliaužos įtaisu (minosvaidžių …   Artilerijos terminų žodynas

  • breech ring — drūtgalys statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Pabūklo (minosvaidžio) vamzdžio užpakalinė dalis, kurioje yra pabūklo spyna. Šūvio metu drūtgalys pro spyną priima parako dujų spūdį. Drūtgalyje vamzdis sujungiamas su atošliaužos įtaisu (minosvaidžių …   Artilerijos terminų žodynas

  • breech-loading — Gun Gun (g[u^]n), n. [OE. gonne, gunne; of uncertain origin; cf. Ir., Gael., & LL. gunna, W. gum; possibly (like cannon) fr. L. canna reed, tube; or abbreviated fr. OF. mangonnel, E. mangonel, a machine for hurling stones.] 1. A weapon which… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gun — (g[u^]n), n. [OE. gonne, gunne; of uncertain origin; cf. Ir., Gael., & LL. gunna, W. gum; possibly (like cannon) fr. L. canna reed, tube; or abbreviated fr. OF. mangonnel, E. mangonel, a machine for hurling stones.] 1. A weapon which throws or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gun barrel — Gun Gun (g[u^]n), n. [OE. gonne, gunne; of uncertain origin; cf. Ir., Gael., & LL. gunna, W. gum; possibly (like cannon) fr. L. canna reed, tube; or abbreviated fr. OF. mangonnel, E. mangonel, a machine for hurling stones.] 1. A weapon which… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gun carriage — Gun Gun (g[u^]n), n. [OE. gonne, gunne; of uncertain origin; cf. Ir., Gael., & LL. gunna, W. gum; possibly (like cannon) fr. L. canna reed, tube; or abbreviated fr. OF. mangonnel, E. mangonel, a machine for hurling stones.] 1. A weapon which… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gun cotton — Gun Gun (g[u^]n), n. [OE. gonne, gunne; of uncertain origin; cf. Ir., Gael., & LL. gunna, W. gum; possibly (like cannon) fr. L. canna reed, tube; or abbreviated fr. OF. mangonnel, E. mangonel, a machine for hurling stones.] 1. A weapon which… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gun deck — Gun Gun (g[u^]n), n. [OE. gonne, gunne; of uncertain origin; cf. Ir., Gael., & LL. gunna, W. gum; possibly (like cannon) fr. L. canna reed, tube; or abbreviated fr. OF. mangonnel, E. mangonel, a machine for hurling stones.] 1. A weapon which… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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