20:16 Jan 12, 2002
English to Czech translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: recoil
the recoil of a gun.

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Zenny Sadlon
4 +1Zpětný ráz pušky
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Zpětný ráz pušky


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agree  Pavel Blann: in general, that's correct. context (e.g. the kind of gun) is needed to provide more specific answer
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recoilles gun=bezákluzová puška

confirmed by entries in a military terminology dictionary)

In contrast, 'engine kickback=zpětný náraz motoru'.

Note added at 2002-01-13 04:18:03 (GMT)

There\'s a difference between \'recoil\' and the kickback of a \'recoilless gun\' that does not have mechanism to absorb the kickback, i.e. \'zpěrný ráz\'.

Note added at 2002-01-13 04:33:25 (GMT)

as pertains to shooting, cannons have either a static barrell, recoilling barrel or recoilless barrell = při výstřelu se dělí na děla s pevnou hlavní, se skluznou hlavní a bezzákluzová

Zenny Sadlon
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