Definition of Cartridge extractor
1. Noun. A mechanism in a firearm that pulls an empty shell case out of the chamber and passes it to the ejector.
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Literary usage of Cartridge extractor
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1. French-English Dictionary of Machine Gun Terms by Harry James Malony, Frank Short, H. Morton (1918)
"... front sight Carrier pin OF MACHINE GUN TERMS Carrier, supporting spring Cartridge Cartridge belt cartridge extractor cartridge extractor pin ..."
2. Appletons' Cyclopædia of Applied Mechanics: A Dictionary of Mechanical by Appleton, firm, publishers, New York (1880)
"The cartridge-extractor -D is a prismatic piece of steel, forming at its farther end the hook E, and working in a recess on the upper part of the ..."
3. Hand-book of Naval Gunnery by Cyrus S. Radford, Stokely Morgan, United States Navy Dept (1898)
"The cartridge extractor being pivoted to the slide, movement of the latter to the rear causes the extractor to draw a cartridge from the feed belt, ..."
4. Machine Guns by Julian Sommerville Hatcher, Glenn P. Wilhelm, Harry J. Malony (1917)
"(b) Cartridge only partly pulled out of belt by cartridge extractor, preventing upward motion of carrier. Immediate Action. (1) Look into ejection opening, ..."