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Definition of the noun Rimfire

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noun - plural: rimfires

  1. Type of firearm cartridge where the primer is in the back rim, rather than a central primer cap. They are cheap to produce but can not be reloaded with powder.


"Rimfire" is a film directed by William Reeves Easton released on Mar 25, 1949.


"Rimfire" is a book by Todhunter Ballard.

  • also known as "Lassiter: Rimfire (Linford Western Library (Large Print))"


Rimfire is a recurring character in the 1993¬タモ1996 and 2006 animated television series, Biker Mice from Mars. Rimfire is the nephew of Modo, one of the three Biker Mice from Mars. Rimfire is voiced by Brian Austin-Green; as a toddler he was voiced by Leeza Miller McGee; in the 2006 series Rimfire is voiced by-.


"RIMFIRE" is a musical single of GRANRODEO.

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Rimfire

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Google previewGun Digest Book of .22 Rimfire (2016)

by James E House

Rimfire is a complete handbook and user guide for shooters of the .22 Long Rifle.

Google previewPredator Calling with Gerry Blair - 2nd Edition (2007)

by Gerry Blair

Rimfire The .22 rimfire is a dandy gun for tin cans, for tree squirrels, and for cottontail rabbits. Even shooting the .22 long rifle in hollow point, the round does not offer the range and knockdown needed to cleanly kill even small coyote, ...

Google previewComplete Book of Rifles And Shotguns (2016)

with a Seven-Lesson Rifle Shooting Course by Jack O'Connor

rimfire is that ammunition is relatively cheap, and a great deal of practice can be had at small cost. The .22 rifle chosen by the beginner need not be expensive, but it should have a good trigger pull, and an ...

Google previewGun Digest 2017 (2016)

by Jerry Lee

Rimfire is a classic small-game rifle in a great caliber. Factory ammunition is unobtainable, but perfectly usable ammo can be made with a steel case and a .22 Short cartridge ( without ...

Google previewAdrenalineMoto - Icon Spring 2014 Catalog (2014)

by Icon Motorsports - All Rights Reserved, AdrenalineMoto UT

The Rimfire is a riding glove that captures the fortitude and grace of a more civilized era. WATCH. THE. VIDEO. MATERIAL: ...

Google previewThe Gun Book for Girls (2013)

by Silvio Calabi, Steve Helsley, Roger Sanger

Rimfire means that, instead of a separate primer, the cartridge has priming compound in the rim of its case. When the firing pin or hammer hits the rim, it sets off the primer, which lights the main powder charge. (The hit also deforms the case, ...

Google previewDictionary of the American West (2008)

by Win Blevins

RIMFIRE A way of describing a saddle rigged with a single cinch well forward. Such a saddle is also called a Spanish rig or a rimmy. (See also RIG, SINGLE- RIG.) To rimfire a horse is to put a burr under the blanket, a prank that is likely to get ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Forensic Science (2012)

by Suzanne Bell

rimfire cartridge reticular dermis One of two layers into which the structure of human skin can be divided. It is the lower layer and contains connective tissues. reversed phase In chromatographic techniques where a liquid mobile phase ...

Google previewThe Complete Outdoors Encyclopedia (2000)

by Vin T. Sparano

caliber Rimfire Short, Long or Long Rifle. The new ultra- high-velocity .22 Rimfire loads may not be used. As in the high-power version, a smallbore rifle match consists of 40 rounds fired in the ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Literary Pseudonyms in the English Language (2015)

by T.J. Carty

Frank O'Brian (The Rimfire Murders; ActofPiracy ) Bryan (or Frank) Wynne (The Bravos; Arizona Rider) GARFIT, Arthur [1825–84, ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2002)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

respire, retire, rimfire, samphire, sapphire, satire, Shropshire, spitfire, surefire, suspire, sweetbrier, tightwire, transpire, umpire, vampire, wildfire amplifier, Biedermeier, butterflyer, classifier, fly-by-wire, fortifier, lammergeier, magnifier, modifier, ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Film Noir (2010)

by Andrew Spicer

—also show clear noir influences, as does Rimfire (1949). Henry King's The Gunfighter (1950) was the study of a tragic, isolated man ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of North American Indian Wars, 1607–1890 (2011)

A Political, Social, and Military History by Spencer Tucker, James R. Arnold, Roberta Wiener

rimfire cartridge with a copper case. The breech was opened by means of a breech block, operated by means of a lever under the stock. The Henry had a 16-shot ...

Google previewAustralian Wine Encyclopedia,The (2009)

by James Halliday

Rimfire Vineyards (Queensland), Riversands Vineyards (Queensland) and Tizzana (South Coast Zone). alicante bouschet is a cross bred in France between ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Forensic Sciences (2012)

caliber rimfire rifles). For example ...

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Ruger Mark III 22/45 rimfire pistol

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Photo credit: Jim Wrigley Photography

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Scrabble value of R1I1M3F4I1R1E1

The value of this 7-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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