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Firing pin   /fˈaɪrɪŋ pɪn/   Listen
Firing pin

noun
1.
Striker that ignites the charge by striking the primer.






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"Firing pin" Quotes from Famous Books



... another bunch of prints. "Now," he continued, "taking up the firing pin of a rifle or the hammer of a revolver, you may not know it but they are different in every case. Even among the same makes they are different, and can ...
— The Dream Doctor • Arthur B. Reeve



Words linked to "Firing pin" :   firearm, piece, small-arm, striker



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