What is a cartridge?
A cartridge or cartridge is a type of pre-assembled firearm ammunition containing a projectile (bullet, shot, or slug), a propellant (usually a smokeless powder or black powder), and a device ignition (primer) in metal, paper, or plastic case precisely designed to fit the barrel chamber.
What are cartridges used for?
A cartridge, in armament, is a unit of small arms ammunition consisting of a metal (usually brass) case, a propellant charge, a projectile or bullet, and a primer.
What are the main types of cartridges?
A cartridge is ammunition used in a rifle or handgun, and there are two primary types of cartridges used by rifle and pistol shooters today: centerfire and rimfire.
What is a cartridge in science?
A case for an explosive, such as a blasting charge. An electromechanical transducer in the pickup of a record player, usually containing either a piezoelectric crystal (crystal cartridge) or an electromagnet (magnetic cartridge)