Definition of Carbine. Meaning of Carbine. Synonyms of Carbine

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Definition of Carbine

Carbine
Carbine Car"bine, n. [F. carbine, OF. calabrin carabineer (cf. Ot. calabrina a policeman), fr. OF & Pr. calabre, OF. cable, chable, an engine of war used in besieging, fr. LL. chadabula, cabulus, a kind of projectile machine, fr. Gr. ? a throwing down, fr. ? to throw; ? down + ? to throw. Cf. Parable.] (Mil.) A short, light musket or rifle, esp. one used by mounted soldiers or cavalry.

Meaning of Carbine from wikipedia

- A carbine (/ˈkɑːrbiːn/ or /ˈkɑːrbaɪn/) is a long-barreled firearm with a shorter barrel than a standard rifle or musket. Most carbines are shortened versions...
- The M1 carbine (formally the United States Carbine, Caliber .30, M1) is a lightweight semi-automatic carbine that was a standard firearm for the U.S....
- The M4 Carbine is a 5.56×45mm NATO, air-cooled, gas-operated, direct impingement, magazine-fed carbine. It has a 14.5 in (370 mm) barrel and a telescoping...
- A carbine (/ˈkɑːrbiːn/ or /ˈkɑːrbaɪn/), from French carabine, is a long arm firearm but with a shorter barrel than a rifle or musket. Many carbines are...
- The .30 Carbine (7.62×33mm) is a rimless carbine cartridge used in the M1 carbine introduced in the 1940s. It is a light rifle round designed to be fired...
- The Hi-Point carbine is a series of pistol-caliber carbines manufactured by Hi-Point Firearms chambered, for 9×19mm Parabellum, .40 S&W, 10mm Auto, .45...
- The SKS is a Soviet semi-automatic carbine chambered for the 7.62×39mm round, designed in 1943 by Sergei Gavrilovich Simonov. Its complete designation...
- not all, are technically not ****ault rifles. For example: Select-fire M2 Carbines are not ****ault rifles; their effective range is only 180 metres (200 yd)...
- M44 pattern stocks. The M38 was replaced by the M44 carbine in 1944. Model 1944 Carbine: This carbine was introduced into service in late 1944 (with 50...
- special patterns, namely the New Zealand Carbine and the Royal Irish Constabulary Carbine, or NZ and RIC carbines, respectively. Some of the MLEs (and MLMs)...
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