.45 caliber


  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj .45 caliber of or relating to the bore of a gun (or its ammunition) that measures forty-five hundredths of an inch in diameter
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In literature:

Bent uses a 45-90 caliber.
"The Young Forester" by Zane Grey
The field artilleryman carries no rifle, but is provided with a 45-caliber automatic pistol and twenty-one cartridges.
"Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights" by Kelly Miller
In the doorway stood Brennan, a .45 caliber army model automatic in his hand; a very different Brennan from the reporter John knew.
"Spring Street" by James H. Richardson
Producing my .45 caliber service automatic, I slipped a clip into the magazine and ostentatiously laid it beside me on the seat.
"Where the Strange Trails Go Down" by E. Alexander Powell
But those heavy caliber weapons, like our service .45, will knock a man down anywhere they hit him.
"The Caves of Fear" by John Blaine
A Filipino policeman looked at them over the sights of a .45 caliber Colt automatic.
"The Golden Skull" by John Blaine
It was a .45-caliber bullet, and the blood on it was still damp.
"The Tigress" by Anne Warner
I use also in the 45-caliber the 44-caliber ball before alluded to, using three thicknesses of patch paper.
"American Big-Game Hunting" by Various
The board also recommended a .45-caliber pistol.
"Pistol and Revolver Shooting" by A. L. A. Himmelwright

In news:

Man charged with firing from .45 caliber at someone on his property.
Suspect on the run after stealing 45-caliber handgun out of open vehicle.
State Police Getting New .45-Caliber Pistols.
Beaufort Marines sight-in 'new'.45-caliber pistols.
Man charged with firing from.45 caliber at someone on his property.
The white trash family of 13-year-old Luli (ChloƩ Moretz) includes drunken parents (Juliette Lewis and Anson Mount) and an uncle whose idea of the perfect birthday gift for his niece is a 45-caliber Smith & Wesson.
Nine years ago a part-time letter carrier in Edmond, Oklahoma, killed fourteen people before turning a.45-caliber pistol on himself.
The.45-caliber Tommy gun fetched $130,000.
One hundred years ago on March 29, legendary gunmaker John Moses Browning achieved one of his great successes when the US military adopted his.45-caliber pistol.
Commissioned on April 9, 1941, she was a formidable ship, with nine 16-inch 45 caliber guns in three turrets and twenty 5-inch 38 caliber guns in ten twin mounts.
Suspect on the run after stealing 45- caliber handgun out of open vehicle.
Beaufort Marines sight-in 'new'.45- caliber pistols.
Now I'm already aware that there are pistols already similar to the size of this one like the Ruger LCP, but that's only in.380 caliber, this is.45.
A customer looks over a.45 Caliber pistol at Rinks Gun and Sport in suburban Chicago on July 12, 2010 in Lockport, Illinois.
Kirk is pictured showing the jury a.45-caliber bullet found in the door of the vehicle Lilly Dawn Pressley-Claggett was driving the night she died.

In science:

Table 2: Muzzle velocity vs. powder charge for a .45 caliber muzzleloader firing a 115 grain saboted bullet with reduced charges of Triple Seven FFFg powder.
A method for testing bullets at reduced velocity