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trigger pull [1 record]

Record 1 2001-04-30

English

Subject field(s)
  • Small Arms
  • Shooting (Sports)
DEF

Force which must be applied to the trigger of a firearm to cause sear release. It is measured by hanging a weight or an appropriate scale at a point where the trigger finger normally rests, with the force applied approximately parallel to the bore axis.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Armes légères
  • Tir (Sports)
DEF

Force devant être appliquée sur la détente d'une arme à feu pour provoquer le déclenchement de la gâchette. On la mesure en suspendant un poids ou un peson approprié à la détente, à l'endroit où on pose d'habitude le doigt, et en appliquant la force parallèlement à l'axe du canon.

OBS

force de détente : terme et définition uniformisés par le Groupe de travail de terminologie des armes légères.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Armas ligeras
  • Tiro (Deportes)
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