barrels (firearm components)

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Scope note
In firearms, metal tubes closed at one end that hold the projectile and the propellant charge and, utilizing the explosive force of the charge, act as the path for the projectile. They may be smoothbore or rifled.
Accepted term: 15-Jul-2024