Definitions for rimfireˈrɪmˌfaɪər
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
(of a cartridge) having the primer in a rim encircling the base.
(of a firearm) designed for the use of such cartridges.
Origin of rimfire:
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.
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