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armor-piercing

[ahr-mer-peer-sing] /ˈɑr mərˌpɪər sɪŋ/
adjective
1.
(of bullets, artillery shells, etc.) designed especially for piercing armor.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900
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  • It also strictly regulates armor-piercing handgun bullets.
  • Any legal firearm and ammunition, except armor-piercing or tracer, may be used on target range.
  • Not to mention armor-piercing ammunition for any legitimate nonmilitary purpose.
  • He was in full uniform and wore a heavy field pack and carried a bazooka and six rounds of armor-piercing rockets.

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