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  1. Recoil Guide
  2. Magazine
  3. Stacked feed
  4. Frozen cylinder
  5. Forward Assist
  6. Cover
  7. Hammer
  8. Cylinder Release Latch
  9. Concealment
  10. Trigger control
  11. Powder
  12. Slide Stop Lever
  13. Grip Panel
  14. Extractor
  15. Gauge
  16. Charging Handle
  17. Rifled slug
  18. Recoil Spring
  19. Slide Release (Action)
  20. Barricade position
  21. Sling Swivels
  22. Chamber
  23. Malfunction
  24. Ejector
  25. Shell Latches (stops)
  26. Magazine Tube
  27. Bullet
  28. Headstamp
  29. Crimp
  30. Thumb Rest
  31. Bolt Carrier
  32. Sight picture
  33. Stance
  34. Accessory Rail
  35. Center Pin
  36. Stock
  37. Magazine Cap
  38. Double aught buckshot
  39. Grip
  40. Loading Port
  41. Crane
  42. Double action only
  43. Upper Receiver Group
  44. Tactical load
  45. Barrel
  46. Trigger
  47. Primer
  48. Front Sight (Bead Sight)
  49. Failure to feed
  50. sights (front and rear)
  51. Shell Carrier
  52. Bolt Lock Lever
  53. Trigger Guard
  54. Lower Receiver Group
  55. Rear Sight
  56. Muzzle Flash Suppressor
  57. Top Strap
  58. Failure to eject
  59. Magazine Catch
  60. Birdshot
  61. Cylinder Stop
  62. Heel
  63. Extractor Rod
  64. Muzzle Barrel
  65. Single action
  66. Double single
  67. Rim
  68. Shooting hand
  69. Frame
  70. Toe
  71. Fore-end (Slide)
  72. Bolt
  73. Point shooting
  74. Muzzle
  75. Sight alignment
  76. Failure to extract
  77. Slide
  78. Hand
  79. Butt
  80. Duty life
  81. Trigger Group
  82. Front Sight
  83. Shot
  84. Follow through
  85. Support hand
  86. Trigger Safety
  87. Caliber
  88. Case
  89. Round
  90. Respiratory pause
  91. Breath control
  92. Back Strap
  93. Magazine Release
  94. Wad
  95. Receiver
  96. Shelf life
  97. Magazine Well
  98. Ejection Port
  99. Double feed
  100. Hammer Nose
  101. Safety
  102. Slide Lock
  103. Squib load
  104. Failure to fire
  105. Magazine Floor Plate
  106. Comb
  107. Slide Cover Plate
  108. Take Down Pins
  109. Hammer Spur
  110. Forestock / Hand Guard
  111. Buffer / Buffer Spring
  112. Recoil Pad
  113. Front Strap
  114. cylinder
  115. Handgun
  1. a part of the frame that houses the rear sight, positioned over cylinder
  2. b A firearm in which every round fires double action with the hammer at rest against the rear of the slide
  3. c made of polymer designed to allow the shooter to easily grip and control the weapon
  4. d allows access of the firing pin assembly
  5. e mechanical device that prevents a shooter from pulling the trigger and discharging the shotgun
  6. f The relationship between the eye, front sight, rear sight, and target
  7. g mechanical device that, when activated, releases the slide
  8. h on a Smith & Wesson revolver, it is the spring-loaded part that holds the cylinder closed
  9. i enables the firearm to fire when pulled
  10. j barrel's front end
  11. k directs the recoil spring
  12. l located on the rear of the slide that aligns with the front sight to bring the firearm into alignment for accuracy
  13. m located on the magazine tube's end and keeps the barrel in place
  14. n part of the hammer or frame that protrudes through the frame and strikes the primer (internal part)
  15. o bottom opening on the receiver that live rounds are fed into or removed from the magazine tube
  16. p bead or raised post on the front of the barrel used to bring the firearm into alignment for accuracy
  17. q houses the firing pin, safety, drop safety, sights, and extractor
  18. r A firearm in which the hammer must be cocked before the weapon can be fired
  19. s enables separation of the upper receiver from the lower receiver and allows for fieldstripping and cleaning
  20. t enables manipulation of the bolt to chamber a round
  21. u provides a path for the fired bullet and is chambered to hold the cartridge
  22. v portion of the grip that allows the fingers of the shooting hand to rest
  23. w place for the thumb to rest while gripping the pistol
  24. x Results when the trigger finger pulls the trigger straight back with increasing yet constant and steady pressure until the firearm discharges
  25. y metal hook-shaped part mounted on the bolt; the hook engages the rim of the cartridge so that when the action is brought to the rear, the ___ removes the shell from the chamber.
  26. z Small metal cup containing the detonating mixture used to ignite the propellant or powder charge
  27. aa A revolver or semiautomatic pistol
  28. ab located under the barrel and holds rounds
  29. ac The recommended time that ammunition can be expected to be reliable, from manufacture time to issue time
  30. ad portion of the grip that is placed in the palm of the shooting hand
  31. ae piece of spring steel mounted on the inside left of the receiver; when the action pulls a shell to the rear, it compresses and then releases the ___ as the bolt goes past it
  32. af An object or group of objects that creates a visual barrier between an officer and a threat but may not stop a projectile
  33. ag part of the frame that protects the trigger
  34. ah A pistol in which the hammer must be manually cocked and the first round fires double action but the subsequent rounds fire single action
  35. ai Important in the aiming process. Breathing while trying to aim causes the handgun to move vertically along with the rise and fall of your chest
  36. aj A measurement of shotgun bores derived from the number of bore-sized balls of lead per pound
  37. ak contains the magazine release, magazine well, trigger housing, and trigger components
  38. al enables the bolt to return after firing (internal part)
  39. am device that locks the slide in the open position
  40. an locks the cylinder
  41. ao A cylinder that does not rotate
  42. ap disengages the cylinder from the frame
  43. aq houses the extractor rod and contains the chambers that hold the cartridges
  44. ar Shotgun: The only part not found in any other center fire cartridge; this is used to seal/confine gases; can be made of plastic or compressed cardboard
  45. as holds the internal parts, as well as the slide assembly, and provides a way to grip the pistol
  46. at provides a path for the fired bullet
  47. au cylindrical steel part containing the firing pin and extractor, which closes the breech end of the barrel for firing
  48. av A weapon malfunction that occurs when the cartridge fails to feed into the chamber
  49. aw holds the bolt to the rear when the charging handle is pulled to the rear and the lower portion is depressed; releases the bolt when the upper portion is depressed
  50. ax a button assuring that the bolt is locked
  51. ay releases the magazine from the frame (magazine well)
  52. az Stovepipe: a weapon malfunction that occurs when a fired round does not completely eject
  53. ba two pieces of steel mounted on each side of the inside of the receiver at the magazine's rear; they help hold the cartridges in the magazine and release them one at a time when the action operates. They are also used to manually unload the shotgun.
  54. bb internal structure that holds the parts of the revolver and provides a way of gripping the firearm
  55. bc The relationship of the front sight and rear sight with the shooter's eye
  56. bd The hand that assists the shooting hand
  57. be Single, hollow lead bullet that weighs from 7/8 to 1 1/8 ounce; is .72 caliber and penetrates most materials but not solid steel
  58. bf The edge on the base of a cartridge case that stops the progress of the case into the chamber
  59. bg The metal, plastic, or paper container that holds all parts of a round of ammunition: primer, powder charge, and bullet
  60. bh metal loops affixed to the rifle/carbine to which a carrying strap attaches
  61. bi Markings found on the head of ammunition that indicate the caliber or gauge and identify the manufacturer
  62. bj when depressed, it causes the extractor to push the cartridge from the cylinder
  63. bk A technique used when a shooter cannot use the sights on the weapon or he or she has no time to align the sight properly; the firearm is viewed as an extension of the arm and pointed at the target
  64. bl provides space for lighting and sighting devices
  65. bm the end of the stock
  66. bn The dominant or strong hand that is used to fire a gun
  67. bo The measurement used to identify different cartridge (projectile) sizes
  68. bp flat steel part that fits onto the action bars and on which the bolt sits
  69. bq located on the end of the barrel near the muzzle; it is designed for the swift location of the target and for bringing the firearm into alignment for accuracy
  70. br The posture a shooter assumes while firing a shot
  71. bs A condition that prevents a weapon from operating normally
  72. bt housing for the magazine (internal part)
  73. bu permits removal of the magazine from the firearm
  74. bv part of a revolver that turns the cylinder as the gun is cocked, thus aligning a cartridge with the hammer or firing pin (internal part)
  75. bw Technique used to reload in a tactical situation
  76. bx Portion of the cartridge that becomes a projectile when in flight
  77. by supports the cartridge at rest and during firing (internal part)
  78. bz contains ammunition ready to be chambered
  79. ca Double feed: a weapon malfunction that occurs when a spent casing remains in the chamber while a new cartridge enters the chamber
  80. cb section consisting of the trigger, trigger springs, safety, and all firing mechanism parts
  81. cc top corner of the butt
  82. cd made of wood, plastic, or rubber; designed to allow the shooter to grip the firearm easily for control
  83. ce stock's top edge where the shooter's cheek rests
  84. cf The maintenance of sight alignment before, during, and after firing a round
  85. cg A weapon malfunction that occurs when a round is in the chamber and the action is closed
  86. ch part of the weapon attached to the receiver; a shooter places the ___ on his or her shoulder when firing
  87. ci Shotgun only: The part of the case mouth that bends inward to grip the bullet; with shotgun shells, the term applies to the closure at the case mouth
  88. cj Shotgun: spherical pellets of various sizes, usually made of lead
  89. ck Normally used for bird hunting or practice; this shell has a load of small diameter lead or steel shot pellets; used for training purposes
  90. cl A weapon malfunction which is caused by a failure to extract the round in the chamber and a new round being fed from the magazine well
  91. cm attachment on the barrel's forward end that reduces the flash as burning powder escapes when the bullet exits the barrel
  92. cn used to align the firearm to the bullet's point of impact
  93. co The extended pause between breaths, which is the optimum time to fire the shot(s)
  94. cp Propellant used in most firearms; produces a large volume of gas when ignited
  95. cq A weapon malfunction that occurs when a lack of powder or a partial burn of powder causes the primer to ignite
  96. cr base of the magazine
  97. cs device that allows quick and simple field stripping of the pistol
  98. ct when the trigger is pulled, this part falls forward to activate the primer
  99. cu the bottom part of the butt
  100. cv houses the bolt assembly group
  101. cw wooden or polymer grip near the magazine
  102. cx A position behind cover
  103. cy opening on the side or bottom of the receiver; spent casings are ejected from it and live rounds are loaded into this port
  104. cz A weapon malfunction that occurs when the trigger is pulled, but the round fails to detonate
  105. da allows the trigger to move when pressed
  106. db part of the hammer used for cocking the weapon to single-action mode
  107. dc The recommended time that ammunition can be expected to be reliable
  108. dd used to support the rifle with the support hand; acts as a heat shield from the barrel
  109. de 2 3/4-inch shell with nine .33 caliber lead pellets or a 3-inch magnum shell with twelve .32 caliber pellets; penetrates solid wood doors, drywall, and wood walls at close range
  110. df a butt plate, usually rubber, that reduces the effect of the shotgun's recoil or "kick"
  111. dg attaches the cylinder to the frame so the cylinder can swing in and out of the frame opening; Colt uses the term crane; Smith & Wesson uses the term YOKE (internal part)
  112. dh Anything that creates a bullet-resistant barrier between an officer and a threat
  113. di Complete ammunition cartridge that contains all parts of ammunition; a military term meaning one single cartridge
  114. dj pushes the slide forward
  115. dk slightly rounded steel part that blocks the loading port; catches rounds released from the magazine and raises them into alignment with the chamber