recoilless

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adjective re·coil·less \-ˌkȯi(-ə)l-ləs, -ˈkȯi(-ə)l-\

Definition of recoilless

  1. :  venting expanding propellant gas before recoil is produced recoilless rifle recoilless airgun

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First Known Use of recoilless

1888


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