A rifle or pistol that uses compressed air or carbon dioxide to discharge metallic pellets.
The interior diameter of a gun barrel.
The central blackened portion of a target that appears as a dot to the shooter taking aim.
In trap shooting, the underground "dugout" in front of the firing line from which machines throw clay targets.
The interior diameter of a rifle or pistol barrel.
The complete unit of ammunition, including the projectile, case, powder and primer.
The rear portion of the gun barrel into which a cartridge is inserted for firing.
A shot accidentally fired on a target assigned to another competitor.
Competition in which two clay targets are launched simultaneously in front of the shooter.
The line from which competitors position themselves to shoot their targets (pictured).
A .22-caliber pistol relatively "free" of restrictions.
A gun or ammunition's failure to perform; not firing when the trigger is released.
Non-magnifying devices on the front and rear ends of a firearm used to assist aim.
Another term for the standard shooting position.
In .22-caliber shooting, the area downrange where targets are placed for use.
Practice shots fired at the beginning of a match to check sight adjustments; sighters do not count in the match score.
The wooden, metal, plastic or fiberglass portion of a rifle or shotgun to which the barrel, action, trigger action, etc., are attached.
A series of shots, normally five or 10.
The innermost ring of the black section of the target.
Rifle events in which competitors shoot in standing, kneeling and prone positions.
The device used for launching clay targets into the air.