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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.
         [1913 Webster]
     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.
        [1913 Webster]

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