Rimbase Rim"base`, n. (Mil.) A short cylinder connecting a trunnion with the body of a cannon. See Illust. of {Cannon}. [1913 Webster]

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  • rimbase — rim·base …   English syllables

  • rimbase — ˈrimˌbās noun 1. : the mass of metal connecting a trunnion with the trunnion band or the body of a cannon see cannon illustration 2. : the shoulder of the stock of a firearm on which the breech of the barrel rests …   Useful english dictionary

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