Definition of soft-nosed in English:

soft-nosed

Syllabification: soft-nosed

adjective

  • (Of a bullet) expanding on impact.
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    • The Magnum Spinners are designed for centerfire handgun cartridges up to .44 magnum using only soft-nosed bullets.
    • Anything from a .300 Magnum upwards with a heavy grain soft-nosed bullet is more than enough and shots are never at a great distance.
    • Remember, you want to do as much damage as possible with your first shot and heavy grained, good quality soft-nosed bullets are essential.

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