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muzzle velocity

Line breaks: muz¦zle vel|ocity

Definition of muzzle velocity in English:

noun

The velocity with which a bullet or shell leaves the muzzle of a gun.
Example sentences
  • So, instead, the muzzle velocity for a bullet coming out of a gun is typically given in feet per second.
  • Adding a silencer to a rifle increases the muzzle velocity.
  • The weapon had a muzzle velocity of fifty-five hundred meters per second, and even Karl had to be well-braced to fire it with any degree of accuracy.

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