rifle

  • 1 rifle — rifle …

    Dictionnaire des rimes

  • 2 rifle — [ rifl ] n. m. • 1833 n. f.; mot angl., de to rifle, du fr. rifler ♦ Carabine d origine anglaise (et par ext. pistolet) à long canon rayé. « L arrière garde montée suit, le rifle en bandoulière, le chapeau de cuir sur l oreille » (Cendrars).… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 3 Rifle — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Rifle Springfield 1903. Rifle es un término de origen anglosajón (rifle) con el que se designa genéricamente a cualquier arma larga, como fusiles o carabinas, cuya ánima está rayada para estabi …

    Wikipedia Español

  • 4 Rifle — Ri fle, n. [Akin to Dan. rifle, or riffel, the rifle of a gun, a chamfer (cf. riffel, riffelb[ o]sse, a rifle gun, rifle to rifle a gun, G. riefeln, riefen, to chamfer, groove), and E. rive. See {Rive}, and cf. {Riffle}, {Rivel}.] 1. A gun, the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Rifle — Ri fle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Rifled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Rifling}.] [F. rifler to rifle, sweep away; of uncertain origin. CF. {Raff}.] 1. To seize and bear away by force; to snatch away; to carry off. [1913 Webster] Till time shall rifle every… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Rifle — Ri fle, v. t. 1. To grove; to channel; especially, to groove internally with spiral channels; as, to rifle a gun barrel or a cannon. [1913 Webster] 2. To whet with a rifle. See {Rifle}, n., 3. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 Rifle — Rifle, CO U.S. city in Colorado Population (2000): 6784 Housing Units (2000): 2586 Land area (2000): 4.290603 sq. miles (11.112611 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.039498 sq. miles (0.102299 sq. km) Total area (2000): 4.330101 sq. miles (11.214910 sq …

    StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • 8 Rifle, CO — U.S. city in Colorado Population (2000): 6784 Housing Units (2000): 2586 Land area (2000): 4.290603 sq. miles (11.112611 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.039498 sq. miles (0.102299 sq. km) Total area (2000): 4.330101 sq. miles (11.214910 sq. km) FIPS …

    StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • 9 rifle — sustantivo masculino 1. Fusil de cañón estriado en espiral: En el Oeste, todo hombre que se preciara tenía su rifle …

    Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • 10 rifle — (Del ingl. rifle). m. Fusil rayado de procedencia norteamericana …

    Diccionario de la lengua española

  • 11 rifle — Ⅰ. rifle [1] ► NOUN 1) a gun, especially one fired from shoulder level, having a long spirally grooved barrel to make a bullet spin and thereby increase accuracy over a long distance. 2) (rifles) troops armed with rifles. ► VERB 1) (usu. as adj.… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 12 Rifle — Ri fle, v. i. 1. To raffle. [Obs.] Chapman. [1913 Webster] 2. To commit robbery. [R.] Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 13 Rifle — (engl., spr. Reif l), das gezogene Feuergewehr, die Büchse; daher Riflemen (spr. Reif lmenn), die mit Büchsen bewaffneten Scharfschützen …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 14 Rifle — (engl., spr. raifl), gezogenes Gewehr, Büchse; Riflemen (meist bloß Rifles), mit der Büchse bewaffnete Schützen …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 15 Rifle — (engl., spr. reifl), gezogenes Gewehr, Büchse; Riflemen, Rifles, Scharfschützen …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 16 Rifle — (Reifl), engl., das gezogene Gewehr, die Büchse; R.men, Scharfschützen …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 17 rifle — index despoil, gun, loot, pirate (take by violence), plunder, poach, steal Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …

    Law dictionary

  • 18 rifle — s. m. 1. Refle. 2. Espécie de clavina …

    Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • 19 rifle — rìfle ž pl. tantum <G rȋflā> DEFINICIJA razg. zast. hlače od trapera; traperice ETIMOLOGIJA tvorničko ime proizvoda© …

    Hrvatski jezični portal

  • 20 rifle — vb plunder, *rob, loot, burglarize Analogous words: despoil, spoilate, *ravage, pillage, sack, devastate: *steal, pilfer, purloin, filch …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms