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Meaning of CARTRIDGE

Pronunciation:  'kârtrij

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  ammunition consisting of a cylindrical casing containing an explosive charge and a bullet; fired from a rifle or handgun
  2. [n]  an electro-acoustic transducer that is the part of the arm of a record player that holds the needle and that is removable
  3. [n]  a module designed to be inserted into a larger piece of equipment; "he loaded a cartridge of fresh tape into the tape deck"
  4. [n]  a light-tight supply chamber holding the film and supplying it for exposure as required

CARTRIDGE is a 9 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: magazine, pickup
 See Also: ammo, ammunition, ball cartridge, blank, blank shell, bullet, camera, cartouch, cartouche, crystal pickup, dummy, electro-acoustic transducer, ink cartridge, module, phonograph, photographic camera, record player, slug, stylus, supply chamber, tape cartridge



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Car"tridge\ (k[aum]r"tr[i^]j), n. [Formerly cartrage,
corrupted fr. F. cartouche. See {Cartouch}.] (Mil.)
A complete charge for a firearm, contained in, or held
together by, a case, capsule, or shell of metal, pasteboard,
or other material.

{Ball cartridge}, a cartridge containing a projectile.

{Blank cartridge}, a cartridge without a projectile.

{Center-fire cartridge}, a cartridge in which the fulminate
   occupies an axial position usually in the center of the
   base of the capsule, instead of being contained in its
   rim. In the Prussian needle gun the fulminate is applied
   to the middle of the base of the bullet.

{Rim-fire cartridge}, a cartridge in which the fulminate is
   contained in a rim surrounding its base.

{Cartridge bag}, a bag of woolen cloth, to hold a charge for
   a cannon.

{Cartridge belt}, a belt having pockets for cartridges.

{Cartridge box}, a case, usually of leather, attached to a
   belt or strap, for holding cartridges.

{Cartridge paper}.
(a) A thick stout paper for inclosing cartridges.
(b) A rough tinted paper used for covering walls, and also
    for making drawings upon.

Thesaurus Terms
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