Definitions

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  • adjective of or relating to the bore of a gun (or its ammunition) that measures twenty-two hundredths of an inch in diameter

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Examples

  • What is known is that the 30-year-old Cole brought a .22-calibre air rifle to work.

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  • I didn’t feel any recoil, nor was there much noise from the .22-calibre weapon as the chain reaction continued.

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