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Subject:Re: Most annoying word From:doc -at- edwordsmith -dot- com To:techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com Date:Wed, 1 Mar 2006 00:31:04 -0800
On Tuesday 28 February 2006 21:09, you wrote:
> I guess you and the editors at Merriam aren't shooters. The firearms
> industry and gunsmithing trade has used "accurize" for quite some time
> to describe the process of adjusting or otherwise modifying a firearm
> after manufacturing to tighten its tolerances and improve consistency
> and accuracy beyond original factory specs. I don't know the origin
> of the term, but I've seen it in books as old as pre-WWII.
> See https://www.midwayusa.com/guntecdictionary.exe/termlisting?TermID=906
> Gene Kim-Eng
Bless you my son. :-)
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