Words nearby single-action
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We're not talking hunting rifles here at all, or single-action handguns.
Keeled under-cars for planes: single-action detaching-gear, turning car into boat with one motion of the wrist.With The Night Mail|Rudyard Kipling
When you pull back and it is in the notch, that is known as single-action firing.Warren Commission (3 of 26): Hearings Vol. III (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
It is taken for granted in the above discussion, and also in the following, that the fly-caster uses a single-action reel.
On the contrary, single-action reels are made of rather numerous materials and certainly in varying degrees of desirability.
The reel should be a single-action click reel, the lighter the better, if well made.Favorite Fish and Fishing|James Alexander Henshall