breech|block «BREECH BLOK», noun.
a movable metal block which closes the breech end of the bore or barrel in certain firearms.

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  • breech-block — pabūklo spyna statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Pro drūtgalį užtaisomo pabūklo dalis šaudmeniui į lizdą stumti, vamzdžio drūtgaliui atsklęsti ir užsklęsti, iššauti ir tūtai išmesti. Pabūklo spyna pagal veikimo principą būna automatinė, pusiau… …   Artilerijos terminų žodynas

  • breech block —    The locking and cartridge head supporting mechanism of a firearm that does not operate in line with the axis of the bore …   Forensic science glossary

  • Welin breech block — The Welin breech block is a stepped, interrupted thread breech, invented by Axel Welin in 1889 or 1890. Shortly after, Vickers acquired the British patents. Though the US Navy was offered the design a year or two later, they declined and the… …   Wikipedia

  • sliding-wedge breech-block — pleištinė pabūklo spyna statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Šovininio ir tūtinio užtaisymo spyna, naudojama mažo ir vidutinio kalibro patrankose su vientisiniais ir dvinariais šaudmenimis. Būna vertikaliosios (mažo kalibro pabūkluose) ir… …   Artilerijos terminų žodynas

  • screw breech-block — stūmoklinė pabūklo spyna statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Tūtinio ir betūčio užtaisymo spyna, naudojama vidutinio ir didelio kalibro pabūkluose, šaudančiuose dvinariais ir trinariais šaudmenimis. Stūmoklinė pabūklo spyna susideda iš… …   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. archaic put (a boy) into breeches after being in petticoats since birth. Phrases and idioms: breech birth (or delivery)… …   Useful english dictionary

  • breech face —    That part of the breech block or breech bolt which is against the head of the cartridge case or shotshell during firing …   Forensic science glossary

  • Breech — may refer to: *Breeches, certain types of trousers; this term is older than the derived meaning buttock of the word breech *In a breech loading weapon, the breech refers to the rear portion of the barrel which opens for ammunition loading, as… …   Wikipedia

  • breech — [brēch; ] for vt. 1 [ brich] n. [ME brech < OE brec, pl. of broc < IE base * bhreg : see BREAK] 1. the buttocks; rump 2. the lower or back part of a thing; specif., a) the lower end of a pulley block b) the back end of the barrel of a gun:… …   English World dictionary

  • Breech Academy — (also called Breech Training Academy) was a school operated by Trans World Airlines between 1969 and 1988 to train flight attendants, ticket agents, and even pilots. It was named for TWA executive Ernest R. Breech.HistoryTWA opened the academy on …   Wikipedia

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