bolt face

noun

Definition of bolt face

: the surface of the rifle-bolt end that makes contact with the base of the cartridge case

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“Bolt face.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bolt%20face. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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