What is cartridge?

  • (noun): Ammunition consisting of a cylindrical casing containing an explosive charge and a bullet; fired from a rifle or handgun.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on cartridge, cartridges:

.257 Weatherby Magnum
... The.257 Weatherby Magnum is a.25 Caliber (6.35 mm) belted bottlenecked cartridge ... Of the cartridges developed by Roy Weatherby, the.257 Weatherby Magnum was known to have been his favorite, and the cartridge currently ranks third in Weatherby cartridge sales ... among one of the flattest shooting commercial cartridges ...
Cartridge - Other Uses
... Cartridge (firearms), a round of ammunition Cartridge (surname), a surname in the English language, and is considered to be an English surname Keymatic cartridge, used to ...
.375 Holland & Holland Magnum - Design & Specifications
... The tapering cartridge body design and the small shallow shoulder are typical aspects of cartridges optimized for the use of this propellant ... of such a case design is that it will feed and extract smoothly thus contributing to the cartridge's reliability in the field ... Unlike previous cartridges, the.375 H H operates at relatively higher pressures and was designed from the outset for use with smokeless powders that can ...
.45-70
... The.45-70 rifle cartridge, also known as.45-70 Government, was developed at the U.S. 1873, which is known to collectors as the "Trapdoor Springfield." The new cartridge was a replacement for the stop-gap.50-70 Government cartridge which had been adopted in 1866, one ...
.30-03 - Problems
... The 1903 rifle and the.30-03 cartridges suffered from a number of problems from the start ... The.30-03 cartridge also caused severe erosion of the bore of the rifle, due to the high pressures and temperatures needed to push the heavy bullet to the desired ... It was also unfashionable, since most countries were switching to a 7 or 8 mm cartridge firing a lighter, around 150 grains (9.7 g), spitzer pointed bullet at a higher velocity ...

More definitions of "cartridge":

  • (noun): An electro-acoustic transducer that is the part of the arm of a record player that holds the needle and that is removable.
    Synonyms: pickup
  • (noun): A light-tight supply chamber holding the film and supplying it for exposure as required.
    Synonyms: magazine
  • (noun): A module designed to be inserted into a larger piece of equipment.
    Example: "He loaded a cartridge of fresh tape into the tape deck"