accurize

transitive verb ac·cu·rize
variants: also British accurise play \ˈa-kyə-ˌrīz\

Definition of accurize

accurized; accurizing; accurizes
: to improve the accuracy of (a gun)
  • And then the next customer through the door will be the guy who wants you to accurize his Raven 25 because he can't hit a target at 50 yards.
  • —Arthur J. Hunt, Sr., American GunsmithJune 2008

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Origin and Etymology of accurize

accur(ate) +-ize


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