Definition of Priming

Priming n. means: The powder or other combustible used to communicate fire to a charge of gunpowder, as in a firearm.

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Priming n. means: The powder or other combustible used to communicate fire to a charge of gunpowder, as in a firearm.

Meaning of Priming

Priming (n.) means: The powder or other combustible used to communicate fire to a charge of gunpowder, as in a firearm.

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Pricker (n.): A priming wire; a priming needle, -- used in blasting and gunnery.

Tube (n.): A priming tube, or friction primer. See under Priming, and Friction.

Priming (p. pr. & vb. n.): of Prime

Prime (v. i.): To serve as priming for the charge of a gun.

Pan (n.): The part of a flintlock which holds the priming.

Picker (n.): A priming wire for cleaning the vent.

Priming (n.): The carrying over of water, with the steam, from the boiler, as into the cylinder.

Epinglette (n.): An iron needle for piercing the cartridge of a cannon before priming.

Priming (n.): The powder or other combustible used to communicate fire to a charge of gunpowder, as in a firearm.

Priming (n.): The first coating of color, size, or the like, laid on canvas, or on a building, or other surface.

Flintlock (n.): A lock for a gun or pistol, having a flint fixed in the hammer, which on striking the steel ignites the priming.

Firelock (n.): An old form of gunlock, as the flintlock, which ignites the priming by a spark; perhaps originally, a matchlock. Hence, a gun having such a lock.

Auget (n.): A priming tube connecting the charge chamber with the gallery, or place where the slow match is applied.

Primer (n.): an instrument or device for priming; esp., a cap, tube, or water containing percussion powder or other compound for igniting a charge of gunpowder.

Prime (a.): To apply priming to, as a musket or a cannon; to apply a primer to, as a metallic cartridge.

Matchlock (n.): An old form of gunlock containing a match for firing the priming; hence, a musket fired by means of a match.

Morsing horn (): A horn or flask for holding powder, as for priming.

Impression (n.): In painting, the first coat of color, as the priming in house painting and the like.

Portfire (n.): A case of strong paper filled with a composition of niter, sulphur, and mealed powder, -- used principally to ignite the priming in proving guns, and as an incendiary material in shells.

Hammer (n.): That part of a gunlock which strikes the percussion cap, or firing pin; the cock; formerly, however, a piece of steel covering the pan of a flintlock musket and struck by the flint of the cock to ignite the priming.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Priming

Meaning of Pricker

Pricker means: A priming wire; a priming needle, -- used in blasting and gunnery.

Meaning of Tube

Tube means: A priming tube, or friction primer. See under Priming, and Friction.

Meaning of Priming

Priming means: of Prime

Meaning of Prime

Prime means: To serve as priming for the charge of a gun.

Meaning of Pan

Pan means: The part of a flintlock which holds the priming.

Meaning of Picker

Picker means: A priming wire for cleaning the vent.

Meaning of Priming

Priming means: The carrying over of water, with the steam, from the boiler, as into the cylinder.

Meaning of Epinglette

Epinglette means: An iron needle for piercing the cartridge of a cannon before priming.

Meaning of Priming

Priming means: The powder or other combustible used to communicate fire to a charge of gunpowder, as in a firearm.

Meaning of Priming

Priming means: The first coating of color, size, or the like, laid on canvas, or on a building, or other surface.

Meaning of Flintlock

Flintlock means: A lock for a gun or pistol, having a flint fixed in the hammer, which on striking the steel ignites the priming.

Meaning of Firelock

Firelock means: An old form of gunlock, as the flintlock, which ignites the priming by a spark; perhaps originally, a matchlock. Hence, a gun having such a lock.

Meaning of Auget

Auget means: A priming tube connecting the charge chamber with the gallery, or place where the slow match is applied.

Meaning of Primer

Primer means: an instrument or device for priming; esp., a cap, tube, or water containing percussion powder or other compound for igniting a charge of gunpowder.

Meaning of Prime

Prime means: To apply priming to, as a musket or a cannon; to apply a primer to, as a metallic cartridge.

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