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Definition: Rim-fire cartridge
, n. [As. rima, reoma, edge; cf. W. rhim, rhimp, a rim,
edge, boundary, termination, Armor, rim. Cf. Rind
1. The border, edge, or margin of a thing, usually of
something circular or curving; as, the rim of a kettle or
2. The lower part of the abdomen. [Obs.] --Shak.
(Phonetics), the line between the gums and the
. (Mil.) See under Cartridge
. See under Lock
(k[aum]r"tr[i^]j), n. [Formerly cartrage,
corrupted fr. F. cartouche. See Cartouch
A complete charge for a firearm, contained in, or held
together by, a case, capsule, or shell of metal, pasteboard,
or other material.
, a cartridge containing a projectile.
, a cartridge without a projectile.
, a cartridge in which the fulminate
occupies an axial position usually in the center of the
base of the capsule, instead of being contained in its
rim. In the Prussian needle gun the fulminate is applied
to the middle of the base of the bullet.
, a cartridge in which the fulminate is
contained in a rim surrounding its base.
, a bag of woolen cloth, to hold a charge for
, a belt having pockets for cartridges.
, a case, usually of leather, attached to a
belt or strap, for holding cartridges.
(a) A thick stout paper for inclosing cartridges.
(b) A rough tinted paper used for covering walls, and also
for making drawings upon.