subcalibre

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subcalibre or (US) subcaliber (sʌbˈkælɪbə)
 
adj
1.  (of a projectile) having a calibre less than that of the firearm from which it is discharged and therefore either fitted with a disc or fired through a tube inserted into the barrel
2.  of, relating to, or firing subcalibre projectiles
 
subcaliber or (US) subcaliber
 
adj

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