Definition of Cartridge ejector

1. Noun. A mechanism in a firearm that ejects the empty shell case after firing.

Exact synonyms: Ejector
Group relationships: Gun
Generic synonyms: Mechanism
Derivative terms: Eject



Definition of Cartridge ejector

1. Noun. (electronics) A mechanism to eject a cartridge from it's housing or cartridge drive. Often operates on a simple mechanical principle. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cartridge Ejector

cartoppable
cartopped
cartopper
cartoppers
cartopping
cartops
cartouch
cartouche
cartouches
cartridge
cartridge belt
cartridge box
cartridge boxes
cartridge clip
cartridge ejector (current term)
cartridge extractor
cartridge font
cartridge fuse
cartridge holder
cartridge paper
cartridge pen
cartridge pens
cartridge remover
cartridgeless
cartridgelike
cartridges
cartroad
cartroads
carts

Literary usage of Cartridge ejector

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1. A Dictionary of Military Terms by Edward Samuel Farrow (1918)
"In small.arms, a French term meaning a cartridge ejector. Tommies.—Slang term for men of British Infantry. Tommy Atkins.—A familiar term given by soldiers ..."

2. An Illustrated Treatise on the Art of Shooting, with Extracts from the Best by Charles Lancaster (1898)
"4—Best quality and finish, highly engraved, top lever snap-action BL Rook Rifle, with rebounding lock and cartridge ejector. Cash, £10. No. ..."

3. General Information Series by United States Office of Naval Intelligence, United States, Office of Naval Intelligence (1891)
"cartridge ejector.—The empty cartridge case is drawn to the rear by the ... 2, of the cartridge ejector E, which, with the continued motion of the bolt to ..."

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