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shotgun (smooth-bore)click to hear

Portable firearm where the inside of the barrel has no grooves; it can shoot a number of lead, copper or nickel pellets at a time.
shotgun (smooth-bore) butt plate breechblock trigger hammer trigger guard pistol grip stock front sight muzzle ventilated rib barrel forearm

butt plate click to hear

Metal, rubber or plastic covering attached to the end of the stock to reinforce and protect it.

breechblock click to hear

Movable part that closes the chamber where the cartridges are loaded.

trigger click to hear

Device that is pressed to fire the weapon.

hammer click to hear

Part that triggers the shot by striking the firing pin, which in turn strikes the cartridge primer causing the powder charge to explode.

trigger guard click to hear

Metal piece covering and protecting the trigger.

pistol grip click to hear

Part used to grasp and aim the firearm.

stock click to hear

The bottom part of the gun that is used to hold and aim it.

front sight click to hear

Metal aiming device attached to the front of the barrel.

muzzle click to hear

Opening through which the projectile leaves the barrel.

ventilated rib click to hear

Strip with air holes for cooling the barrel of the shotgun.

barrel click to hear

Tubular part that guides the trajectory of the projectile.

forearm click to hear

Frame made of wood on which the barrel is fitted.