Definición de breech-loader en inglés:

breech-loader

Saltos de línea: breech-loader

sustantivo

A gun designed to have ammunition inserted at the breech rather than through the muzzle.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Rifles became breech-loaders, then repeaters.
  • The cartridges fired by these early breech-loaders were lacking in power when compared to muskets.
  • The field officers who opposed the breech-loaders saw their job as controlling the troops.

Derivativos

breech-loading

adjetivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • For the next 50 years breech-loading muskets and rifles were made in England as sporting guns.
  • The breech-loading cannons were set to fire in only one fixed direction and were of little use.
  • This coincided with rapid improvement in firearms, with breech-loading rifles replacing the musket.

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