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smooth·borealso smooth bore (smo͞oth′bôr′)
Having no rifling within the barrel. Used of a firearm.
A firearm having no rifling.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
1. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) (modifier) (of a firearm) having an unrifled bore: a smoothbore musket.
2. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) such a firearm
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. (of a firearm) having a smooth bore; not rifled.n.
2. a smoothbore gun.
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|Noun||1.||smoothbore - a firearm that has no rifling|
|Adj.||1.||smoothbore - of a firearm; not having rifling or internal spiral grooves inside the barrel|
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