GLOSSARY / DICTIONARY
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TERM DEFINITION
  
Action
Action is the term for the operating mechanism of a gun. It refers to the combination of moving parts that allow a shooter to load fire and unload a gun.
Adjustable Sights
Sights that allow vertical (elevation) and horizontal (windage) adjustments.
Aperture
The hole in a rear peep sight through which the shooter looks at the front sight and target.
Autoloading
An action of semi-automatic or self-loading operations.