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subcaliber

[suhb-kal-uh-ber] /sʌbˈkæl ə bər/
adjective
1.
noting or pertaining to ammunition of smaller caliber than the gun in which it is used.
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  • But he saw that Sydenham was no target for him, save in a sort of subcaliber practice.

    Ewing\'s Lady Harry Leon Wilson
  • Companies which cannot have subcaliber practice at home station have only one-half the annual subcaliber allowance.

    The Gunner's Examiner Harold E. Cloke

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