subcaliber

[ suhb-kal-uh-ber ]
/ sʌbˈkæl ə bər /
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adjective

noting or pertaining to ammunition of smaller caliber than the gun in which it is used.

Nearby words

  1. subbass,
  2. subbing,
  3. subbranch,
  4. subbuteo,
  5. subcabinet,
  6. subcalibre,
  7. subcallosal gyrus,
  8. subcapsular cataract,
  9. subcarbide,
  10. subcarrier

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Examples from the Web for subcaliber

  • 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