Definition of Cartridges. Meaning of Cartridges. Synonyms of Cartridges
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Definition of Cartridges
CartridgeCartridge Car"tridge (k[aum]r"tr[i^]j), n. [Formerly cartrage,
corrupted fr. F. cartouche. See Cartouch.] (Mil.)
A complete charge for a firearm, contained in, or held
together by, a case, capsule, or shell of metal, pasteboard,
or other material.
Ball cartridge, a cartridge containing a projectile.
Blank cartridge, a cartridge without a projectile.
Center-fire cartridge, a cartridge in which the fulminate
occupies an axial position usually in the center of the
base of the capsule, instead of being contained in its
rim. In the Prussian needle gun the fulminate is applied
to the middle of the base of the bullet.
Rim-fire cartridge, a cartridge in which the fulminate is
contained in a rim surrounding its base.
Cartridge bag, a bag of woolen cloth, to hold a charge for
Cartridge belt, a belt having pockets for cartridges.
Cartridge box, a case, usually of leather, attached to a
belt or strap, for holding cartridges.
(a) A thick stout paper for inclosing cartridges.
(b) A rough tinted paper used for covering walls, and also
for making drawings upon.
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