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Rifling

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Noun

1. grooving, rifling

the cutting of spiral grooves on the inside of the barrel of a firearm

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Rifling

see synonyms of rifling
noun
1. 
the cutting of spiral grooves on the inside of a firearm's barrel
2. 
the series of grooves so cut

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Rifling

see synonyms of rifling
noun
1. 
the cutting of spiral grooves on the inside of a gun barrel to make the projectile spin when fired, thus giving the shot greater accuracy and distance
2. 
a series or system of such grooves

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Rifling

see synonyms of rifling
n.
1. The process or operation of cutting spiral grooves in a rifle barrel.
2. Grooves cut in a rifle barrel.

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