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rimfire

rimfire

adjective rim·fire \ˈrim-ˌfī(-ə)r\

Definition of RIMFIRE

of a cartridge
:  having the priming distributed in the rim of the shell
rimfire noun

First Known Use of RIMFIRE

1866

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