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Breechblock

Breech´block
n.1.The movable piece which closes the breech of a breech-loading firearm, and resists the backward force of the discharge. It is withdrawn for the insertion of a cartridge, and closed again before the gun is fired.
Noun1.Breechblockbreechblock - a metal block in breech-loading firearms that is withdrawn to insert a cartridge and replaced to close the breech before firing
Synonyms: breech closer
block, blockage, breech, breech closer, closure, occlusion, rear of barrel, rear of tube, stop, stoppage
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