quick-firing

adjective

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • quick firing — shooting rapidly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • quick-firing — /ˈkwɪk faɪərɪŋ/ (say kwik fuyuhring) adjective shooting, or capable of shooting, rapidly …   Australian English dictionary

  • Quick-firing gun — A quick firing gun (in U.S. parlance, rapid firing ) is an artillery piece, typically a gun or howitzer, which has several characteristics which taken together mean the weapon can fire at a fast rate.Quick firing was introduced worldwide in the… …   Wikipedia

  • quick-firing gun — greitašaudis pabūklas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Automatinis (pusiau automatinis) pabūklas, turintis didelę greitašaudą (dešimtys šimtai šūvių/min). Visi zenitiniai ir kai kurie prieštankiniai pabūklai yra greitašaudžiai. atitikmenys:… …   Artilerijos terminų žodynas

  • quick-firing loading — tūtinis pabūklo užtaisymas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Atskirasis užtaisymas, kai, įstūmus sviedinį į vamzdį, atskirai dedama į užtaiso kamerą paraku užtaisyta tūta. Tūtinis pabūklo užtaisymas naudojamas vidutinio kalibro pabūkluose.… …   Artilerijos terminų žodynas

  • quick-fire — [kwik′fīr′] adj. RAPID FIRE: also quick firing …   English World dictionary

  • quick-fire — (ˈ) ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective or quick firing (ˈ) ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ : firing or adapted for firing in rapid succession a quick fire rifle * * * /kwik fuyeur /, adj. firing or equipped for firing rapidly, esp. at moving targets. Also, quick firing. [1890 95]… …   Useful english dictionary

  • quick-fire — /kwik fuyeur /, adj. firing or equipped for firing rapidly, esp. at moving targets. Also, quick firing. [1890 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • quick-fire — /ˈkwɪk faɪə/ (say kwik fuyuh) adjective → rapid fire. Also, quick firing …   Australian English dictionary

  • quick-fire — ► ADJECTIVE 1) unhesitating and rapid. 2) (of a gun) firing shots in rapid succession …   English terms dictionary

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