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Why is the rifle barrel rifled? Please tell meaning of rifled?

Why is the rifle barrel rifled? Please tell meaning of rifled?

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A S
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12 years ago

Dear super daman,

Rifled means a certain kind of grooving made inside barrel. This grooving rotates the bullet about its axis when fired. This lead to conservation of momentum and hence bullet moves in a straight line only.

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A S

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