proof test


proof test
   The firing of a deliberate overload to test the strength of a firearm barrel and/or action.

Forensic science glossary. . 2012.

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  • Proof test — A proof test is a test wherein a deliberately overpressured round is fired from a firearm in order to verify that the firearm is not defective and will not explode on firing. The firearm is inspected after the test, and if it is found to be in… …   Wikipedia

  • proof-test — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ transitive verb : to fire proof loads in (a firearm) * * * proof test «PROOF TEHST», transitive verb. to subject (a product or material) to a conclusive test of its capacities or condition: »to proof test a missile or a nuclear reactor …   Useful english dictionary

  • Proof — may refer to: * A rigorous, compelling argument ** Formal proof ** Mathematical proof ** Proof theory, a branch of mathematical logic that represents proofs as formal mathematical objects ** Logical argument ** Evidence (law), tested evidence or… …   Wikipedia

  • proof mark —    A stamp applied at or near the breech of a firearm after it has passed a proof test …   Forensic science glossary

  • proof — patikra statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. checking; check up; proof; test; verification vok. Abgleichung, f; Eichung, f; Erprobung, f; Gerätetest, m; Prüfung, f rus. верификация, f; поверка, f pranc. essai, m; vérification, f …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • test — patikra statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. checking; check up; proof; test; verification vok. Abgleichung, f; Eichung, f; Erprobung, f; Gerätetest, m; Prüfung, f rus. верификация, f; поверка, f pranc. essai, m; vérification, f …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • Proof — Proof, a. [1913 Webster] 1. Used in proving or testing; as, a proof load, or proof charge. [1913 Webster] 2. Firm or successful in resisting; as, proof against harm; waterproof; bombproof. [1913 Webster] I . . . have found thee Proof against all… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Proof charge — Proof Proof, a. [1913 Webster] 1. Used in proving or testing; as, a proof load, or proof charge. [1913 Webster] 2. Firm or successful in resisting; as, proof against harm; waterproof; bombproof. [1913 Webster] I . . . have found thee Proof… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Proof impression — Proof Proof, a. [1913 Webster] 1. Used in proving or testing; as, a proof load, or proof charge. [1913 Webster] 2. Firm or successful in resisting; as, proof against harm; waterproof; bombproof. [1913 Webster] I . . . have found thee Proof… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Proof load — Proof Proof, a. [1913 Webster] 1. Used in proving or testing; as, a proof load, or proof charge. [1913 Webster] 2. Firm or successful in resisting; as, proof against harm; waterproof; bombproof. [1913 Webster] I . . . have found thee Proof… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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