recoil


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Synonyms for recoil

jerk back

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draw back

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jerking back

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kickback

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Synonyms for recoil

to jerk backward, as a gun upon firing

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to draw away involuntarily, usually out of fear or disgust

an act of drawing back in an involuntary or instinctive fashion

Synonyms for recoil

the backward jerk of a gun when it is fired

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draw back, as with fear or pain

come back to the originator of an action with an undesired effect

spring back, as from a forceful thrust

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The point to be noted is that vertical recoil is predictable, however the horizontal recoil isn't as it goes both ways.
This has to be, or the slide might break during recoil. So, at the engagement point, the designers of the PK.045 set into the slide a small block of hardened steel, solving the problem forever.
3-Prong Ported Muzzle Brake (E2ARMD1) has four ports on top reducing muzzle blast, and the two ports on the side direct gas horizontally, keeping recoil to a minimum.
After shooting an SX2, most owners made three observations--the gun's modest recoil and cycling speed and its liveliness between the hands.
It has a recoil pad, but the recoil is a little too much for me.
With less recoil, shooters will enjoy increased accuracy and all skill levels will feel comfortable shooting this rifle.
A BRAND new experience is coming to Manchester as Total Recoil opens its doors to the public for the first time.
I'd agree with the letter in December/January regarding 10mm recoil, but I'd go farther and say 10mm is the best self-defense caliber and the recoil difference is not even close to enough to disqualify it from consideration.
Its balance was incredible and the recoil impulse for its weight was unmatched by any other production duty rifle.
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That would fit well with the rest of the theory about the merger of the two supermassive black holes at their centers, leading to the recoil.
A buddy invited him to shoot some large-caliber rifles, and he was asking for my opinion on potential ill effects from extensive recoil. I'm an English major, not a doctor, so my first thought was to suggest he ask his doctor.
We ask them to swallow everything from light dove loads to heavy turkey shot and to cycle every time without obnoxious recoil. These guns get dirty, they get muddy, and they get wet.