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rifle (rifled bore) click to hear : rifle (rifled bore)

Portable firearm that shoots a single bullet: the grooved inside of the barrel imparts a spinning motion to the bullet that increases the accuracy of its trajectory.
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barrel muzzle front sight trigger guard lever butt plate trigger rear sight stock pistol grip hammer breechblock telescopic sight

barrel click to hear : barrel

Tubular part that guides the trajectory of the projectile.

muzzle click to hear : muzzle

Opening through which the projectile leaves the barrel.

front sight click to hear : front sight

Metal aiming device attached to the front of the barrel.

trigger guard click to hear : trigger guard

Metal piece covering and protecting the trigger.

lever click to hear : lever

Device that releases the breechblock to load cartridges into the chamber and eject the spent cases from it.

butt plate click to hear : butt plate

Metal, rubber or plastic covering attached to the end of the stock to reinforce and protect it.

trigger click to hear : trigger

Device that is pressed to fire the weapon.

rear sight click to hear : rear sight

Articulated graduated aiming device attached to the back of the barrel; the rear sight is lined up with the front sight when aiming.

stock click to hear : stock

The bottom part of the gun that is used to hold and aim it.

pistol grip click to hear : pistol grip

Part used to grasp and aim the firearm.

hammer click to hear : hammer

Part that triggers the shot by striking the firing pin, which in turn strikes the cartridge primer causing the powder charge to explode.

breechblock click to hear : breechblock

Movable part that closes the chamber where the cartridges are loaded.

telescopic sight click to hear : telescopic sight

Optical instrument mounted on a rifle or a measuring device to increase accuracy.