cen|ter-fire

cen|ter-fire
cen|ter-fire «SEHN tuhr FYR», adjective.
1. (of a cartridge) having the percussion cap or primer in the center of the base, instead of around its rim.
2. (of a gun or pistol) having a firing pin that strikes the cartridge in the center of its base. Also, central-fire.

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