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rail gun

noun
1.
a weapon consisting of a pair of parallel conductive rails, using a magnetic field and electric current to launch projectiles at very high velocity.
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  • The velocity alone can make a loose bolt the equivalent of a rail gun projectile.
  • Applications of this phenomenon would be the rail gun or flux compression generator.

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