rimfire

adjective
rim·​fire | \ ˈrim-ˌfī(-ə)r How to pronounce rimfire (audio) \

Definition of rimfire

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

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rimfire noun

First Known Use of rimfire

1866, in the meaning defined above

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