How to use Rifling in a sentence

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  • She smiled and started rifling through the rack of suits.

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  • She didn't feel him rifling through her thoughts, but she sensed it was what he did.

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  • Several of the Guardians were in the kitchen making sandwiches or rifling through the massive pantry.

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  • There is no difference in external appearance or rifling and they are easily confused.

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  • It has 3 groove rifling with a pitch of one turn in 78 inches.

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  • The first is a Purdey finished in 1852 in half inch bore with two groove rifling for the winged sugar loaf bullet.

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  • The rifling of the barrel is then proceeded with.

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  • Some of the games will have you rifling through Sephora catalogs and back issues of Vogue in order to answer a few detailed questions about fashion history.

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  • The easiest way to purchase genuine African leather handbags is to hop on a plane to Africa and spend three weeks rifling through street vendors until you've located the ideal handbag.

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  • Just like rifling through your best friend's closet, this retailer supplies plenty of cute shoes.

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  • Table of Rifling for Stability of an Elongated Projectile, x Calibres long, giving S the Angle of Rifling, and n the Pitch of Rifling in Calibres.

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  • Its burrows are sought after in the countries where it abounds, both for capturing the animal and for rifling its store.

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  • In Lower Egypt practically all the mummies have perished; but in Upper Egypt, as they were put out of reach of the inundation, the cemeteries, in spite of rifling and burning, yield immense numbers of preserved bodies and skeletons; attention has from time to time been directed to the scientific examination of these in order to ascertain race, cause of death, traces of accident or disease, and the surgical or medical processes which they had undergone during life, &c. This department of research has been greatly developed by Dr Elliott Smith in Cairo.

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  • The introduction of rifling necessitated an improvement in sights and an important modification in them.

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  • After a certain discount for friction and the recoil of the gun, the net work realized by the powder-gas as the shot advances AM is represented by the area Acpm, and this is equated to the kinetic energy e of the shot, in foot-tons, (I) e d2 I + p, a in which the factor 4(k 2 /d 2)tan 2 S represents the fraction due to the rotation of the shot, of diameter d and axial radius of gyration k, and S represents the angle of the rifling; this factor may be ignored in the subsequent calculations as small, less than I %.

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  • It is evidently a gyroscopic effect, being reversed in direction by a change from a right to a left-handed twist of rifling, and being increased by an increase of rotation of the shot.

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