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  1. firing pinnoun

    striker that ignites the charge by striking the primer

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  1. firing pinnoun

    the part of the firing mechanism which strikes the cartridge's primer to ignite the gunpowder.

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  1. Firing pin

    A firing pin or striker is part of the firing mechanism used in a firearm or explosive device e.g. an M14 landmine or bomb fuze. Firing pins may take many forms, though the types used in landmines, bombs, grenade fuzes or other single-use devices generally have a sharpened point. In contrast, firing pins used in firearms usually have a small, rounded portion designed to strike the primer of a cartridge, detonating the priming compound, which then ignites the propellant or fires the detonator and booster.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of firing pin in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of firing pin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3


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