gun carriage

noun
the structure on which a gun is mounted or moved and from which it is fired.

Origin:
1760–70

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gun carriage
 
n
a mechanical frame on which a gun is mounted for adjustment and firing or for transportation

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The gun carriage shall not interfere, visually, with the operator's functional requirements.
The body of the gun carriage la shown at the left and is supplied with axes.
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