fermeture

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

fermeture ‎(plural fermetures)

  1. The mechanism for closing the breech of a breech-loading firearm, in artillery consisting principally of the breechblock, obturator, and carrier ring.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Medieval Latin firmatura (fermer +‎ -ure)

Noun[edit]

fermeture f ‎(plural fermetures)

  1. closing
  2. fastener

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