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SINGLE-SHOT [3 records]

Record 1 2004-11-15

English

Subject field(s)
  • Boring and Drilling (Mines)
  • Scientific Measurements and Analyses
  • Geological Research and Exploration
DEF

[Said of a] borehole surveying instrument that records only one measurement of the bearing and of the inclination of a hole on a single trip into the borehole.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Sondage et forage miniers
  • Mesures et analyse (Sciences)
  • Recherches et prospections géologiques
OBS

à un coup : terme de l'industrie du pétrole. Qualificatif d'appareils de mesure ou d'opération, tels que clinographes, perforateurs, etc.

PHR

Instrument à enregistrement unique.

Spanish

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Record 2 2004-10-28

English

Subject field(s)
  • Small Arms
CONT

The P90 fires a 5.7 x 28 mm cartridge (also intended for the Olin Oicw) designed to impart the maximum on-target energy transfer at ranges of 150 metres in single-shot or automatic fire from a 50-round magazine.

Key term(s)
  • single-shot

French

Domaine(s)
  • Armes légères
CONT

Il tire la cartouche de 5,7 x 28 mm (également prévue pour l'Oicw d'Olin) conçue pour avoir un effet de choc maximal à 150 mètres au coup par coup ou en tir automatique avec chargeur de 50 coups.

Spanish

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Record 3 1993-04-16

English

Subject field(s)
  • Weapon Systems
OBS

Derringers may be single-shot or two-barrelled.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Systèmes d'armes

Spanish

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