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for Shunt rifling
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Rifling \Ri"fling\, n.
(a) The act or process of making the grooves in a rifled
cannon or gun barrel.
(b) The system of grooves in a rifled gun barrel or cannon.
Shunt rifling, rifling for cannon, in which one side of the
groove is made deeper than the other, to facilitate
loading with shot having projections which enter by the
deeper part of the grooves.
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