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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Smaller in caliber than the barrel of the gun from which it was fired. Used of projectiles.
  • adj. Of or relating to such projectiles.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Smaller than the caliber of a firearm.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Smaller than the caliber of a firearm.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of less caliber: said of a projectile as compared with the bore of the gun. See subcaliber projectile, under projectile.

Etymologies

sub- +‎ caliber (Wiktionary)

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