gain twist

noun

Definition of gain twist

: a twist that is more rapid at the muzzle of a firearm than at the breech in order to increase gradually the rapidity of rotation of a projectile

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“Gain twist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gain%20twist. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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