Definition of Gun chamber

1. Noun. Chamber that is the part of a gun that receives the charge.

Exact synonyms: Firing Chamber
Generic synonyms: Chamber
Group relationships: Gun



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Literary usage of Gun chamber

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1. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1912)
"When explosion first takes place, the gun chamber may be looked upon as a closed vessel, so that the intensity of the initial chamber pressure and the ..."

2. Battles and Leaders of the Civil War by Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buel (1888)
"They had recovered the gun-chamber with great slaughter, and on the parapet and on the long traverse of the next gun- chamber the contestants were savagely ..."

3. House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th Congress, 2d by United States Congress. House (1873)
"Small openings, (not shown in the figure,) through tb» \vall and casing of the gun-chamber, permit the observation of the comparative progrès« of the heat ..."

4. Field Artillery Materiel: Notes on the Development, Use and Care of Modern by James Patrick Kelly (1920)
"The continued insertion of cartridge cases that are not clean causes an accumulation in the gun chamber which may make the insertion of subsequent rounds ..."

5. Proceedings of the United States Naval Institute by United States Naval Institute (1898)
"This would mean, first, flow from within outwards in the gun chamber, where a relatively large proportion of the nitroglycerine would be consumed; second, ..."

6. Proceedings of the United States Naval Institute by United States Naval Institute (1898)
"This would mean, first, flow from within outwards in the gun chamber, where a relatively large proportion of the nitroglycerine would be consumed; second, ..."

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