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recoil

 [re-koyl´]
1. to pull back quickly, such as towards a resting position upon removal of a strong opposing force.
2. (re´koil) a pulling back quickly.
elastic recoil the ability of a stretched elastic object or organ, such as the lung or bladder, to return to its resting position. See also elastance.

recoil

/re·coil/ (re´koil) a quick pulling back.
elastic recoil  the ability of a stretched object or organ, such as the bladder, to return to its resting position.

recoil

(rē′koil″, rĭ-koil′) [ME. recoilen]
The springing back of body tissues to their relaxed state after they have been squeezed or compressed.

recoil,

n chiropractic technique where a thrust is applied with the force produced from the practitioner's arms, chest, and hands. Once delivered, the practitioner's hands recoil from the client's vertebra.
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Only through trial and error can the builder find the right combination of crimp groove design and crimp die design to hold the bullet stationary against the formidable recoil of heavy-for-caliber bullets at full speed.
Caption: Note the SWC bullet protrusion after 14 recoil pulses at 1,320 fps.
It's also apparently not uncommon among older trapshooters, who have withstood tens of thousands of rounds of 12-gauge recoil annually for decades.
In later life he wrote that the ferocious recoil from the big-bore blackpowder monsters "ruined his shooting for all time.
The other LimbSaver model carries the moniker "Tactical Pre-Fit Recoil Pad" and is specifically dimensioned to fit a variety of Magpul buttstocks.
LimbSaver claims their new pads reduce felt recoil by up to 70 percent and reduce muzzle-jump.
There the guns handled very well, and even though numerous rounds were shot with this very light shotgun, recoil was indeed mild.
Blowback firearms use the mass (or weight) of the slide and the uncompressed inertia of the recoil spring to hold the slide's breechface tightly up against the rear end of the barrel's chamber until the expanding gases from the burning propellant charge overcome the inertia of the slide and recoil spring and drive, or "blow back," the slide, away from the barrel which in the case of handguns is most often pinned to the frame and thus does not move.
Sharp, fast recoil from hardware that many hunters consider standard fare can also cause a flinch.
In my experience, semiauto pistols operating on the straight blowback principle tend to have more felt recoil than the strict mathematical calculation would suggest.
270 WSM whose recoil numbers are about the same as 9-pound .
Recoil affects accuracy in two ways, physical and psychological.