Definition of centrefire in English:


Line breaks: centre|fire
Pronunciation: /ˈsentəfʌɪə/


Relating to or denoting guns whose cartridges have the primer in the centre of the base.
More example sentences
  • I can reload centerfire ammunition almost as cheaply, but some days I just want to shoot without fretting about lost cases or going through the reloading process.
  • It was the first centerfire cartridge adopted by the U.S. military.
  • There are many different kinds of .22 LR ammunition on the market, and all of them are fairly inexpensive compared to centerfire ammo.

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