.22 calibre

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Synonyms for .22 calibre

of or relating to the bore of a gun (or its ammunition) that measures twenty-two hundredths of an inch in diameter

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He also admitted responsibility for having the air weapon, namely a .22 calibre air rifle, in his possession while not holding the required licence.
"We are particularly keen to hear from anyone who may have information as to the whereabouts of the .22 calibre air rifle which has a distinctive camouflage patterned stock."
Giving his evidence to Rex Wild QC, the Director of Public Prosecutors, he said: "If someone was shot in the head, and we're talking about a .22 calibre projectile, in my experience most gunshot wounds to the head don't result in an exit wound.
.22 calibre entrance wounds in to scalps are very small.
The Cullen Report into the killings had recommended all handguns of more than .22 calibre be banned, and all .22 guns be kept at licensed gun clubs under conditions of stringent security.
Lord Cullen's recommendations were attacked in Parliament by rebel Tory peers who demanded pounds 500 million in compensation for owners of illegally held guns, and that gun owners be allowed to keep .22 calibre weapons at home provided the firing mechanism was kept at a club.
And, although they found .22 calibre bullets on board, these did not match the one found in Joseph's body.
The lawyers cross-examined the local police chief who admitted that no attempt had been made to trace the island's other 300 owners of .22 calibre weapons.
It will switch its efforts to the European courts to try to overturn laws banning all guns over .22 calibre .
He had four bullets pumped into his body from a .22 calibre handgun.
Pistol and gun clubs will still be allowed to use .22 calibre handguns - provided they fire only the less-powerful "rimfire" bullets.
Only .22 calibre pistols can be legally held and they must be kept at secure gun clubs.
The Government's firearms Bill would outlaw all handguns above .22 calibre. The .22 pistols would have to be stored in gun clubs.