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rifling

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rifling

noun

Definition of RIFLING

1
:  the act or process of making spiral grooves
2
:  a system of spiral grooves in the surface of the bore of a gun causing a projectile when fired to rotate about its longer axis

First Known Use of RIFLING

1797

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