Meaning of rifling

ri•fling

Pronunciation: (rī'fling), [key]
— n.
  1. the act or process of cutting spiral grooves in a gun barrel, pipe, etc.
  2. the system of spiral grooves so cut.

ri•fling

Pronunciation: (rī'fling), [key]
— n.
  1. the act or process of ransacking or robbing.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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